Astronomy Adventures and Vacations: How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time

Astronomy Adventures and Vacations: How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time

von Timothy Treadwell
Taschenbuch - 9783319500003
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Beschreibung

This astronomy travel guide examines the many wonderful opportunities for experiencing the observing hobby. Amateur astronomy is often consigned to observing from home or from a local park, yet it can be much more. Tim Treadwell explores all the possibilities of astronomical and space-related activities that are available on day trips and longer vacations. These activities range from observatory visits and other simple ways to build an astronomy event into a holiday, to full blown specialized astronomy travel.

Many trips give the opportunity to visit some of the world's famous attractions. On most vacations it can be a matter of just taking a day (or night) out of your schedule to fit in an astronomy event, but larger, dedicated pilgrimages are also possible. How to make the most of astronomy potential on a holiday, whether observing on the beach in Hawaii with the Telescope Guy or visiting Star City in Russia, is covered in detail. Go to a star party, explore the national parks or see the northern lights! There are a wide variety of activities for all budgets described in this book.

Details

Verlag Springer-Verlag GmbH
Ersterscheinung April 2017
Maße 238 mm x 156 mm x 17 mm
Gewicht 464 Gramm
Format Taschenbuch
ISBN-13 9783319500003
Auflage Nicht bekannt
Seiten 259

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