Written by an experienced and well-known lunar observer, this is a 'hands-on' primer for the aspiring observer of the Moon. Whether you are a novice or are already experienced in practical astronomy you will find plenty in this book to help you 'raise your game' to the next level and beyond. The author provides extensive practical advice and sophisticated background knowledge of the Moon and of lunar observation. The selection/construction of equipment and optimizing of existing equipment for such projects as drawing, photographing and CCD imaging of the Moon are covered, together with analysis and computer processing of images, and much, much, more.
Learn what scientists have discovered about our Moon and what mysteries remain still to be solved. Find out how you can take part in the efforts to solve these mysteries, as well as enjoying the Moon's spectacular magnificence for yourself!
gerald north graduated in physics and astronomy. A former teacher and college lecturer, he is now a freelance astronomer and author. A long-term member of the British Astronomical Association, he has served in several posts in their Lunar Section. His books include the acclaimed Advanced Amateur Astronomy, which has become a classic guide for astronomers wishing to raise their observing to the next level.
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