Item description for The Sun in Eclipse (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series) by Michael Maunder...
A total eclipse of the Sun is due in August 1999. It will attract alot of interest because - unusually - it will be visible in much of Europe and the UK. A total Solar Eclipse is always fascinating. This book is for everyone that wants to know 1. What a Solar Eclipse is 2. The phenomena one can expect to see 3. How to photograph an eclipse using a variety of methods 4. How to plan for an eclipse expedition. The book not only covers the 1999 eclipse but also past and future eclipses which we can look forward to. This book is also interesting to "armchair astronomers" as it contains alot of historical and anecdotal information. There's even a final chapter on "Eclipse Mishaps and Oddities" including the American eclipse expedition of 1780 that missed the total eclipse because they went to the wrong location!
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.28" Width: 6.15" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Nov 25, 1997
ISBN 3540761462 ISBN13 9783540761464
Availability 64 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 24, 2017 10:16.
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More About Michael Maunder
MIKE MAUNDER is director of the Fairchild Tropical Garden in Coral Gables, Florida.