Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages

The Deep Sky: An Introduction


The Illustrated Timeline of the Universe

The Space Shuttle

Star Ware, 4th edition

Star Watch

Touring the Universe Through Binoculars


The Deep Sky

An Introduction

Chapter 4.    Lost in Space

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Topics covered

  • Star-hopping
  • Using manual setting circles
  • Polar aligning an equatorial mount
  • Using digital setting circles
  • Observing technique: how to see the invisible
    • Averted vision and other methods
    • Dealing with light pollution

Chapter 4 updates

  • None (so far)

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