Anyone own a copy of Binocular Astronomy by Craig Crossen and Will Tirion? I am considering buying this book. Thanks. Bruce. The oversight was particularly dumb since I have Crossen’s Binocular Astronomy on the bookshelf next to me, I’ve corresponded with Bill. Results 1 – 24 of 24 Binocular Astronomy by Crossen, Craig, Tirion, Wil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Binocular Astronomy and a pair of binoculars are all you need to begin bunocular the night sky — stars, open and globular clusters, bright and dark nebulae, galaxies, and much more.

The Sky and Telescope book has far better visuals and better organization, while this book does a far better job of going into the details about what you’re looking at. Argh, how stupid of me. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

These are also some rcossen wide-field finder photographs. Get to Know Us. Binocular Stargazing by Mike D. I tried it, and it makes for a very nice alternate observing list. This book, Binocular Astronomyis an easy recommendation for all those interested in binocular stargazing. Activation requires a response to an email that we will send binoculat this address. You don ‘ t have to buy an atlas. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I will update the post accordingly when I get time.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. During the past thirty years, he has authored astronommy coauthored an unprecedented array of star atlases and finder charts.

Craig Crossen has contributed articles and reviews to Astronomy magazine since and coauthored the book Sky Vistas.

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In my opinion, this is a major strength for owning this book. It also, eventually, fired the curiosity and the hunger for a more informed and encompassing view of the universe. According to Crossen, the updates were sloppy added with other parts altered, in any case done without the author’s consent.

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binnocular Share your thoughts with other customers. I am considering buying this book. The first time I explained it to anyone else was with my friend and fellow observer Steve Sittig about a month ago, and the second time was in the talk I gave at the Three Rivers Foundation star party last month.

In addition to the or qstronomy objects in the book, some of which you will need very dark skies in order to see, Mr.

His interest in astronomy began when he was 13 years old and binoculxr included both binocular and telescope asrronomy and formal graduate study in astrophysics. Others go unmentioned because they are too large. When they are foraging, army ants go out from their bivouacs in straight lines, eating everything they can catch along the way, and come back the same way, just like an observer looking at Lyra. Crossen describes about interesting objects at some length, weaving in not just their visual appearance but often their astrophysical significance and observational history, including a lot of constellation lore.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. I was all set to look for a spreadsheet of objects with RA, DEC, and distance to use to make a 3d plot but found out someone Bill Tschumy had already done it! What I am writing about now is something that started out as an uncomfortable crowsen that I was missing out on something, then grew to become an interest and a motivation, and has finally come to be the framework in which I think. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. And the “background” information on constellations and what the binoculsr are is very good.

IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy

This is a must have book for the amateur astronomer. Even from M56, our own Sun and all the stars of Lyra would blend into the faint background of field stars that saturate the Orion Spur. But in fact it has nothing to do with the central bulge of the Milky Way galaxy. A Guide for the Beginner by David H.