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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IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy – NightSkyJournal

These are also some useful wide-field finder photographs. Only on occasion the author would write something like “just look 2.

And everything I do learn, every step up the long road to the stars, deepens the experience of observing for me. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Argh, how stupid of crsosen. Product details Hardcover Publisher: I have a GOTO telescope, and am familiar with the night sky, but I felt I needed to improve my proficiency in knowing where celestial objects are.

Binocular Astronomy by Crossen and Tirion

And I’m having more fun using my binoculars, too. A diagram I drew to help get my head around the shape of the galaxy and our place in it. This is where we all start out. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


But as a community, we have people on this alreadynot only in the vast majority of existing observing guides, but also in the observing features — including most of my own! Mike Taylor on My meteorites: Tirion has also created 31 detailed finder charts, two of which are double-page spreads, plus a set of seasonal finder charts. His major atlases include The Bright Star Crossena special version of which is included in this book, Sky Atlas Also included is a “geography” of the milky wayi.

According to Crossen, the updates were sloppy added with other parts altered, in any case done without the author’s consent. This atlas plots practically every star visible with the naked eye plus hundreds of deep-sky objects.

IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy

It lacks ceossen charts, however, this is not the authors purpose. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Several commenters reminded me of resources that do address Level 3 that I forgot to mention. It uses galactic coords to produce an orthographic view of the Messier objects similar to your sketch.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Would you like to tell us about astrono,y lower price? I would recommend it not so much as a general guide to binocular observing, but as a first-class deep-sky atlas both for observers with binoculars and those with small telescopes. The seasonal presentation of observing that they adopted works well. While there is great aesthetic beauty in the night sky, there is also the Science of Astronomy. Imagine walking through astrronomy a V-R sim! Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


In addition to the or so objects in the book, some of which you will need very dark skies in order to see, Mr. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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I would have left those constellations out of the book altogether, making room for more material for those constellations rich in binocular objects.

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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. He has conveniently referenced each constellation in the book with the appropriate map number in the BSA