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Philip's Stargazing With A Telescope

RRP $26.99

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This new edition of Philip's Stargazing with a Telescope has been fully revised and updated to include the latest telescopes and accessories on the market.

Aimed principally at newcomers to astronomy of all ages, who would like to begin observing for themselves, Philip's Stargazing with a Telescope describes the full range of telescopes that are internationally available, with examples of objects to observe from both southern and northern hemispheres. It also gives informative advice about suitable accessories, such as eyepieces and filters, plus suggestions for astrophotography using cameras, CCDs and webcams.

It also covers what to expect from a telescope and how to choose the right one, gives straightforward explanations of how they work, and how to progress from first-time user to hobby observer. In addition, it gives practical help for setting up and using any telescope, and provides lists of objects to look at with different sizes of telescope, including the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, asteroids, stars, clusters, variable stars, double stars, novae and supernovae, nebulae and galaxies. There is also a handy glossary of technical terms and an index, making it even easier for the amateur to use and understand.

About the Author

Robin Scagell is Vice President of Britain's Society for Popular Astronomy. He is the author of several popular astronomy books, and has contributed to many other publications. He often appears on television, commenting on events in space and astronomy, and runs an astronomical picture agency.


How To Find Choose And Buy Your First Telescope

RRP $16.99

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Astronomy is an exciting hobby, enjoyed by millions of people and families all over the world. Keith Nichols has been an amateur astronomer for over ten years. In this guide he points out the different kinds of telescopes, which ones are best for the beginner, and which ones are to be avoided. This book is a must read for anybody who is seriously considering getting involved in the hobby of back yard astronomy.


Development Of A Sub-glacial Radio Telescope For The Detection Of Gzk Neutrinos

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The goal of the project presented in this book is to detect neutrinos created by resonant interactions of ultrahigh energy cosmic rays on the CMB photon field filling the Universe. In this pioneering first analysis, the author puts forward much of the analysis framework, including calibrations of the electronic hardware and antenna geometry, as well as the development of algorithms for event reconstruction and data reduction. While only two of the 37 stations planned for the Askaryan Radio Array were used in this assessment of 10 months of data, the analysis was able to exclude neutrino fluxes above 10 PeV with a limit not far from the best current limit set by the IceCube detector, a result which establishes the radio detection technique as the path forward to achieving the massive volumes needed to detect these ultrahigh energy neutrinos.



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