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Overview Presents various astronomy activities using a telescope, including constructing a simple telescope, tracking satellites, and sketching details of the moon.
Publishers Description Discover the power of your telescope as you explore the vast reaches of the universe Want to explore Mars? Observe Jupiter's cloud bands? Visit a galaxy that's almost 2 million light years away? With More Telescope Power, you can do all of that and more Under the guidance of experienced astronomer Gregory Matloff, you'll uncover the full potential of your telescope as you take a fascinating tour of the universe. Along the way you'll learn plenty of new observation techniques, including: using various eyepieces and filters; tracking satellites; observing comets and meteors; using sunspots to determine solar rotation; and much, much more. Filled with dozens of all-new stargazing projects and observing activities, this detailed guide also contains plenty of helpful illustrations such as finder charts, lunar and solar eclipse tables, diagrams, and photos. Whether you're a science teacher searching for simple telescope projects, an amateur astronomer just learning to use your new telescope, or a science student with a yen for the stars, you'll find everything you're looking for in More Telescope Power.
Citations And Professional Reviews More Telescope Power: All New Activities and Projects for Young Astronomers by Gregory L. Matloff & C. Bangs has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2009 page 219
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2003 page 17
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2005 page 169
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Mar 29, 2002
ISBN 0471409855 ISBN13 9780471409854
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More About Gregory L. Matloff & C. Bangs
GREGORY L. MATLOFF is an adjunct professor of astronomy and physics at City University of New York and New School University. He has taught astronomy to young people in both the classroom and the field, and is the author of several books on practical astronomy, including Telescope Power (Wiley).
Gregory L. Matloff currently resides in the state of New York.