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Scientific American The Amateur Astronomer

Science and Technics


by
Scientific American (Author) and Shawn Carlson (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 6.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


From the longest running column in Scientific American’s history comes this collection of fascinating projects for amateur astronomers

For over seventy years, “The Amateur Scientist” column in Scientific American has helped people explore their world and make original discoveries. This collection of both classic and recent articles presents projects for amateur astronomers at all levels. Hands-on astronomy fans will find how to build inexpensive astronomical instruments using ordinary shop-tools. From making a telescope to predicting satellite orbits to detecting the chemical composition of faraway stars, this book has something for everyone interested in practical astronomy.

From the longest running column in Scientific American’s history comes this collection of fascinating projects for amateur astronomers

For over seventy years, “The Amateur Scientist” column in Scientific American has helped people explore their world and make original discoveries. This collection of both classic and recent articles presents projects for amateur astronomers at all levels. Hands-on astronomy fans will find how to build inexpensive astronomical instruments… (more)

From the longest running column in Scientific American’s history comes this collection of fascinating projects for amateur astronomers

For over seventy years, “The Amateur Scientist” column in Scientific American has helped people explore their world and make original discoveries. This collection of both classic and recent articles presents projects for amateur astronomers at all levels. Hands-on astronomy fans will find how to build inexpensive astronomical instruments using ordinary shop-tools. From making a telescope to predicting satellite orbits to detecting the chemical composition of faraway stars, this book has something for everyone interested in practical astronomy.

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