Saturn and How to Observe It / Edition 1

Saturn and How to Observe It / Edition 1

by Julius Benton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1852338873

ISBN-13: 9781852338879

Pub. Date: 12/08/2005

Publisher: Springer London

Modern comprehensive review of the formation, astronomy, and structure of Saturn and its ring system, and observing techniques for amateurs

Very latest detailed theories and physical descriptions

How to observe and image the Saturn, its moon and ring, using a variety of telescope apertures and magnifications

Overview

Modern comprehensive review of the formation, astronomy, and structure of Saturn and its ring system, and observing techniques for amateurs

Very latest detailed theories and physical descriptions

How to observe and image the Saturn, its moon and ring, using a variety of telescope apertures and magnifications

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852338879
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
12/08/2005
Series:
Astronomers' Observing Guides Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Saturn as a Planet.- Telescopes and Accessories.- Factors that Affect Observations.- Visual Impressions of Saturn’s Globe and Ring System.- Drawing Saturn’s Globe and Rings.- Methods of Visual Photometry and Colorimetry.- Determining Latitudes and Timing Central Meridian Transits.- Observing Saturn’s Satellites.- A Primer on Imaging Saturn and Its Ring System.

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