The Science and Art of Using Telescopes

  • Philip Pugh

Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  10. Anthony Glover
    Pages 223-331
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 333-411

About this book


You’re not a beginner anymore. Yet you’re not sure how to take the next steps.

Perhaps you are thinking of specializing in a certain kind of viewing. Perhaps you have some extra money to spend and are wondering what would be the best way to spend it. Or maybe you are looking for new challenges or how to make the most of the equipment you have.

There are lots of ways you can proceed. This book will help you move in whatever direction you want to move. It will take you to the next level, and show you all the possibilities. Lots of invaluable advice and tips from an experienced and knowledgeable sky gazer will set you on the right path and turn an interesting hobby into a lifelong passion.


Astronomical Observing astronomy astrophotography deep sky observing lunar observation planetary viewing solar observing viewing the Local Group

Authors and affiliations

  • Philip Pugh
    • 1
  1. 1.Chippenham, WiltshireUnited Kingdom

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