50 Things to See with a Telescope (Library Binding)

A Young Stargazer's Guide

By John A. Read

Formac Publishing Company Limited, 9781459505360, 72pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/9/2017)

List Price: 26.65*
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Description

This book explains everything needed to jumpstart a journey in astronomy. Readers will learn how to identify constellations, planets, stars, galaxies, nebulae, and more. Inquisitive stargazers will find planet hunting and star hopping easy with clearly plotted routes. Colorful images of the sky both as seen by the naked eye and detailed views from a telescope will aid in exploration.

Many fascinating cosmic objects can be easily spotted with the help of this book including beautiful Cassiopeia, regal Leo, the plentiful Kemble's Cascade, the explosive Crab Nebula, and the rings of Saturn

This easy-to-read, illustrated reference book will enrich every young person's experience of the skies above.



About the Author

JOHN A. READ volunteered at hundreds of stargazing events as a member of the Mount Diablo Astronomical Society in California, teaching people of all ages how to use a telescope and find objects in the sky. He is now back in Canada studying astrophysics at Saint Mary's University. John is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, and a board member at the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.