Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages

Cosmic Challenge

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



Touring the Universe through Binoculars

A Complete Astronomer's Guidebook

You've heard the phrase "two heads are better than one?"  Well, when it comes to viewing the night sky, two EYES are better than one, as well.  And while many of us began our night sky pilgrimage using binoculars, often those binoculars were quickly cast aside in order to "graduate" to telescopes.

Binoculars are NOT just a beginner's steppingstone on their way to their first "real" telescopes; they are valuable observational tools in their own right.  Touring the Universe Through Binoculars proves just that by discussing the entire binocular universe, listing more than 1,100 sky objects from celestial pole to celestial pole.

  • Paperback: 304 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.83 x 10.17 x 7.22
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 0471513377; 1st edition (November 1990)

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Library of Congress Catalog Data

LC Control Number: 90035740
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Harrington, Philip S.
Main Title: Touring the universe through binoculars : a complete astronomer's guidebook / Philip S. Harrington.
Published/Created: New York : Wiley, c1990.
Description: ix, 294 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
ISBN: 0471513377:
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-286) and index.
Subjects: Astronomy--Observers' manuals.
Series: The Wiley science editions
LC Classification: QB64 .H37 1990
Dewey Class No.: 523 20