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My First Telescope: Fun and practical manual for kids

by Allar Saviauk

ISBN: 9783982141503 / 3982141508

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This book is an inspiring telescope manual for kids aged between 8 and 14, but adults seem to love it too! A simple guide for first-time telescope buyers, this book takes you through the steps from setting it up, to finding your first astronomical wonders in the sky. Throughout the book you can follow a fun and exciting, illustrated story of astronomy enthusiasts Leo and Lukida, who have just received their very first telescope. The book also contains interactive exercises to help you learn constellations and find your favorite objects in the sky. Simply connect the stars in numbered order and try to find out which constellation it is.

Table of Content:

1.A Refractor telescope looks like this
2.A Reflector telescope looks like this
3.Tips to buy your first telescope
4.What are all these accessories?
5.Lukida aligns the finder scope
6.How does the magnification work?
7.Danger with the sun!
8.Find your way with an app
9.Spring evening sky in the northern hemisphere
10.Autumn evening sky in the northern hemisphere
11.Spring evening sky in the southern hemisphere
12.Autumn evening sky in the southern hemisphere
13.The planisphere
14.Star chart printouts
15.Going out
16.Checklist, what to bring outside?
17.Find a spot!
18.Find the moon
19.Finding the planets
20.Double star Albireo
21.Pleiades (M45)
22.Orion Nebula (M42)
23.Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
24.Globular Cluster (M4)
25.The Ring Nebula (M57)
26.What a night!

ISBN 13 978-39-82141-50-3
ISBN 10 3-982-14150-8
ASIN 3982141508
  • 9783982141503
Amazon Sales Rank 134,683
Main Category Paperback
Group Book
Publisher 5288666
Studio 5288666
Manufacturer 5288666
Dimensions 6 x 0.12 x 9 inches.
Package Dimensions 9 x 6 x 0.12 inches. 0.28 pounds
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No


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