The Sun in Eclipse

The Sun in Eclipse



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The Sun in Eclipse by Michael Maunder, Patrick Moore

This book contains everything the amateur astronomer needs to know about eclipses, including: what to look for, when and how to observe, what equipment is needed, and even how to mount an eclipse expedition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540761464
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 11/25/1997
Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1 Sun, Moon and Stars.- 2 Daytime Star.- 3 Observing the Sun.- 4 Eclipses — General Principles.- 5 Eclipses in History.- 6 The Development of Eclipse Photography.- 7 Partial Eclipses.- 8 Annular Eclipses — and Eclipse Photography.- 9 Eclipse Chasing.- 10 Total Eclipses.- 11 The 1999 Eclipse.- 12 Eclipse Mishaps and Oddities.- 13 Eclipses of the Future.- 14 Eclipses Elsewhere.

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