Beginner Astronomy Guide

Adventure Publications

Looking for light reading to help introduce newcomers to the wonders of the universe? 101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky by George Moromisato might be your answer. This guide acquaints the reader with near-sky treats such as aurorae as well as distant targets such as M31, the Andromeda Galaxy, and beyond. Moromisato leads you through his list of sights ranked by beauty, accessibility, and historical importance with the aid of color photographs and simple finder charts. Many of his chosen targets require no additional optics. A short primer on telescopes, optics, and magnification is included in the appendices, along with several astrophotography tips to help you take your own photographs of the night sky. Paperback, 260 pages, ISBN 978-1-59193-557-5's New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For further information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to Not all announcements will be listed.

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