Moongazing: Beginner’s guide to exploring the Moon

Paperback

An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Includes detailed Moon maps and covers the history of lunar observation and exploration, the properties of the Moon, its origin and orbit. This is the ideal book for Moon observers covering essential equipment, and the key events to look out for.

Detailed advice is given on how to choose a telescope and how to capture the Moon in sketches.

Discover all you need to know about eclipses, blue moons, supermoons, conjunctions and occultations.

A comprehensive section covers astrophotography using lenses, telescopes, Smartphones, including video and how to process your images.

Comes with a photographic atlas of lunar features with plates and annotated maps.

A glossary of key terms, index of lunar features and software references are also provided.

RRP: £8.99

ISBN

978-0-00-830500-0

Publication Date

01-11-2018

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Author

Royal Observatory Greenwich, Tom Kerss and Collins Astronomy

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year.Tom Kerss F.R.A.S. is an astronomer and the author of numerous best selling books about the night sky for both adults and children. Having worked at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich for more than six years, he now shares his passion for the stars with people all over the world, delivering courses, podcasts and media interviews. Tom loves nothing more than to seek out the darkest and most beautiful skies on Earth, but he does most of his stargazing from his home in London. Find out more about Tom’s projects at tomkerss.co.uk

Product Description

An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Includes detailed Moon maps and covers the history of lunar observation and exploration, the properties of the Moon, its origin and orbit. This is the ideal book for Moon observers covering essential equipment, and the key events to look out for.

Detailed advice is given on how to choose a telescope and how to capture the Moon in sketches.

Discover all you need to know about eclipses, blue moons, supermoons, conjunctions and occultations.

A comprehensive section covers astrophotography using lenses, telescopes, Smartphones, including video and how to process your images.

Comes with a photographic atlas of lunar features with plates and annotated maps.

A glossary of key terms, index of lunar features and software references are also provided.

ISBN

978-0-00-830500-0

Publication Date

01-11-2018

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Product Description

An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Includes detailed Moon maps and covers the history of lunar observation and exploration, the properties of the Moon, its origin and orbit. This is the ideal book for Moon observers covering essential equipment, and the key events to look out for.

Detailed advice is given on how to choose a telescope and how to capture the Moon in sketches.

Discover all you need to know about eclipses, blue moons, supermoons, conjunctions and occultations.

A comprehensive section covers astrophotography using lenses, telescopes, Smartphones, including video and how to process your images.

Comes with a photographic atlas of lunar features with plates and annotated maps.

A glossary of key terms, index of lunar features and software references are also provided.

Author

Royal Observatory Greenwich, Tom Kerss and Collins Astronomy

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year.Tom Kerss F.R.A.S. is an astronomer and the author of numerous best selling books about the night sky for both adults and children. Having worked at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich for more than six years, he now shares his passion for the stars with people all over the world, delivering courses, podcasts and media interviews. Tom loves nothing more than to seek out the darkest and most beautiful skies on Earth, but he does most of his stargazing from his home in London. Find out more about Tom’s projects at tomkerss.co.uk