Last edited by Milabar
Monday, July 27, 2020 | History

4 edition of Observing the Planets. found in the catalog.

Observing the Planets.

Peter Wlasuk

Observing the Planets.

by Peter Wlasuk

  • 324 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Springer in S.l .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23046315M
ISBN 101852333448
OCLC/WorldCa46660107

The terrestrial planets are basically small, rocky worlds and include Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars; the jovian planets are all gas giants and consist of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Agena AstroProducts Observing Guide: The Planet Jupiter Author: Brian Ventrudo Published: Add a Comment Discuss this article in the forums 1. Overview 2. Jupiter in a Nutshell 3. What to See on the Face of Jupiter 4. The Moons of Jupiter 5. Jupiter Observing .

Telescope Accessories, Observing Books and DVDs, The Moon and Planets at Astronomics. Large planets are easier to find than small ones, and short-period planets are easier than long-period planets. If we require three transits to establish the presence of a planet, we are of course limited to discovering planets with orbital periods less than one-third of the observing interval.

Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, cosmological, calendrical, and astrological beliefs and practices of prehistory: vestiges of these are still found in astrology, a discipline long interwoven with public and governmental was not completely separated in Europe (see astrology and .   For Jupiter, Peek's "The Planet Jupiter" and Roger's "The Giant Planet Jupiter" would cover this planet adequately. Mars observers are well-served with the A.L.P.O observing guides. Books on Mars science exceed the Moon in number; i have not delved into Martian geology deeply enough to recommend the best however.


Share this book
You might also like
Map of Cork City bus routes.

Map of Cork City bus routes.

The Historical Demography and Ecology of the Teotlalpan

The Historical Demography and Ecology of the Teotlalpan

Astrology books

Astrology books

Transcript of hearing on conversion of rental mobilehome parks to resident-ownership status, February 11, 1985, State Capitol, Sacramento, California

Transcript of hearing on conversion of rental mobilehome parks to resident-ownership status, February 11, 1985, State Capitol, Sacramento, California

The OHara concern

The OHara concern

new age encyclopaedia

new age encyclopaedia

New English-Chinese Dictionary

New English-Chinese Dictionary

problem of God

problem of God

Flower, moon, snow

Flower, moon, snow

profile of the Nigerian educational system and policy options for improved educational development for rapid economic growth and development

profile of the Nigerian educational system and policy options for improved educational development for rapid economic growth and development

The story of Francis Cludde

The story of Francis Cludde

American Government Revised With Election Magazine Sixth Edition And Map

American Government Revised With Election Magazine Sixth Edition And Map

Obituary

Obituary

One Hundred One Legal Ways to Stay in the USA

One Hundred One Legal Ways to Stay in the USA

The tragedy of Locrine.

The tragedy of Locrine.

Potentials of the American economy

Potentials of the American economy

Some characteristics of knowledge in the information society

Some characteristics of knowledge in the information society

Observing the Planets by Peter Wlasuk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Each of the sections on each planet have the same subsections such as "History of Observation" (mostly useless to me), "Observing [Jupiter, etc.]" and "Space craft Obsevation of [Jupiter, etc.]" It also seems that to see most of the stuff described in this book, you need to have a telescope that is at least 8 inches, so that is out of my league/5(6).

Fortunately, some of the new observing books are coming out: Saturn as pointed out by Mardi is one, another one on Jupiter coming out later this year. The current John Rogers' humungous Giant Planet Jupiter is excellent choke full of info.

So there are good modern books but they tend to focus on a single planet, rather than "books on planets". This book does a better job of any I've seen of integrating detailed information about the planets, the history of discovery and exploration, and observing techniques of each object for amateurs.

Add to that detailed information and tips about telescopes and photographing the various objects, and Observing the Planets. book book is a real winner/5(13). A companion for Peter Wlasuk's "Observing the Moon", here is the definitive guide for planetary observers. Packed with detail for observers and including the most recent mappings and findings, "Observing the Planets" is destined to become the "bible" for every amateur astronomer, who has more than a passing interest in our neighbours in the solar system.4/5(1).

Planets observing books: any suggestions. - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: Hello all,While putting my new book “Reiseatlas Moon” on my bookshelf, i found my planets book from Price:“The Planet Observer’s Handbook, 1nd Edition”The book is about almost every aspects of observing the planets and how to shoot.

The other planets of our solar system aren’t just targets for spacecraft. They’re also worlds you can observe. Even a small telescope will reveal details on the giant planets. The book dedicates a large portion of its pages to the exquisite scientific details and pictures available on both planets, this by it self is a wonderful read and worth getting the book; but as the title of the book indicates, Observing these two planets is the goal.5/5(3).

Planetary Astronomy is a comprehensive book about observing, imaging, and studying planets. It has been written under my direction by seven authors, all being skillful amateur observers in their respective domains: Christian Viladrich, Marc Delcroix, Jean-Jacques Poupeau, Frédéric Burgeot, Giuseppe Monachino, and Jean-Pierre Prost.

Observe Mars as much as possible at least one to two months before and one month after opposition. By viewing Mars enough times before opposition the eyes will become trained to see finer detail and it will also be possible to become familiar with the varying features on the different sides of the planet.

Buy How to Observe the Sun Safely (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) 2nd ed. by Macdonald, Lee (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 7. There are more planets than stars in our galaxy. The current count orbiting our star: eight.

The inner, rocky planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and outer planets are gas giants Jupiter and Saturn and ice giants Uranus and Neptune. Beyond Neptune, a newer class of smaller worlds called dwarf planets reign, including longtime favorite Pluto.

Planet Lineup. Sections on observing the moon and the planets include 50 easy-to-use maps that introduce the skies of the Northern Hemisphere and a comprehensive guide to observing the Moon. Customer Comment: (9th Ed.) The book is organized by month, and then by type of object you are looking for.

The magnitude 8 dwarf planet Ceres lies ' from magnitude 88 Aquarii tonight. The pair should be high enough to observe an hour before midnight, but the bright Moon nearby will likely hinder.

This book does a better job of any I've seen of integrating detailed information about the planets, the history of discovery and exploration, and observing techniques of each object for amateurs.

Add to that detailed information and tips about telescopes and photographing the various objects, and this book is a real winner. Mars and How to Observe It takes readers on a planet-wide tour of the Red Planet and explains how a variety of dynamic forces has shaped it through the ages.

This book explains how amateur astronomers can view Mars successfully to create accurate observational drawings and secure high-resolution CCD images of the by: 2.

This book does a better job of any I've seen of integrating detailed information about the planets, the history of discovery and exploration, and observing techniques of each object for amateurs.

Add to that detailed information and tips about telescopes and photographing the various objects, and this book is a real s:   Avoid observing Mercury in the daytime.

Attempting to observe Mercury during the day can be dangerous as Mercury is the closest planet to the sun in our solar system. Not only will Mercury be very difficult to observe during the day, you may risk serious and permanent damage to your eyes.

Mercury is best observed after periods of twilight have Views: 13K. At the beginning of the book, the authors reveal the very basic information about observing the stars and planets, like the twinkling of stars and the myths and locations of the constellations.

But by the end of the book, the authors are speaking of very in-depth topics that the average observer would not need to know, like specifically I would /5(16). Observing the night sky is a fun and easy activity that anyone can do, but getting started can be daunting for beginners.

New book chronicles the space program; from the Moon and planets. Observing the Planets in the Night Sky Click on any of the images below for some tips and ideas on observing the planets in our solar system.

Please note - unless you have a really big and powerful telescope, you probably won’t be able to see Uranus or Neptune at all. Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, is one of the brightest objects in the night sky and held great importance to everyone from the Ancient Chinese to the Greeks.

InGalileo was the first person to make detailed observations of the planet and notice its four largest moons; Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto. Agena AstroProducts Observing Guide: The Planet Mars By: Brian VentrudoJ Discuss this article in the forums 1.

Overview 2. When to See Mars 3. What You Can See on Mars with a Telescope 4. Tips for Observing Mars 5. Best Telescopes for Observing Mars.Sections on astrophotography, daytime and twilight observing, binocular observing and planetary and deep-sky observing round out this comprehensive guide to personal exploration of the universe.

Dickinson and Dyer's elegant yet straightforward approach to a complex subject makes this book an invaluable resource for astronomers throughout North.