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Stargazing for Dummies

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4.15  ·  Rating details ·  78 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Reach for the stars Stargazing is the practice of observing the night sky and its contents - from constellations through to planets and galaxies. Stars and other night sky objects can be seen with the naked eye, or seen in greater numbers and in more detail with binoculars or a telescope.

Stargazing For Dummies offers you the chance to explore the night sky, providing a det
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ebook, 352 pages
Published January 8th 2013 by For Dummies (first published November 27th 2012)
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Hiba Arrame
Jul 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: astronomy
This is one of those books that's closer to a manual, it actually can come real handy when a person is about to go on a stargazing adventure.
Peter Mcloughlin
A good guide for beginners. Covers the basics for an enthusiast to get off the ground. Has the basics of celestial motion, Binoculars, Telescopes, and cameras and how to work them, finding your way around the sky and the sights to see in the official constellations.
Kim
Sep 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Another good overview of astronomy, some editing oversights/typos, and Dummies books are apparently not meant to be read front to back (the repeated information in each chapter was annoying)
Beth
Apr 18, 2013 rated it liked it
Disclosure: I am a For Dummies Ambassador and received Stargazing For Dummies to review. All opinions are my own and the review link is below.

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Ruth Paszkiewicz
Sep 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Very interesting and an easy read, although the numerous typos became a bit annoying.
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Good introduction to stargazing.
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