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Total solar eclipses and how to observe them

Total solar eclipses and how to observe them

Author: Martin Mobberley
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Astronomers' observing guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Springer e-books
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Every total solar eclipse sees cruise ships or coach convoys, and frequently both, conveying to thousands of observers the narrow umbral track, where they can witness this rare and beautiful astronomical event, weather permitting. But for each total solar eclipse you get just a few minutes (or seconds) to make the most of the spectacle, savor it visually, and record the event. You have to get it right first time,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbook
Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Observations
Guides et manuels
Observers' manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Manuels d'observation
Manuels d'amateurs
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mobberley, Martin, 1958-
Total solar eclipses and how to observe them.
New York : Springer, ©2007
(DLC) 2007923647
(OCoLC)124025387
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Mobberley
ISBN: 9780387698281 0387698280 9780387698274 0387698272
OCLC Number: 191449867
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 201 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Eclipse Mechanisms, Statistics and Tracks --
Why Do Eclipses Occur? --
The Solar Atmosphere --
The Shadow of the Moon --
The Rugged Lunar Limb --
Shadow Bands and Other Phenomena --
Eclipses and Tracks 2008-2028 --
Observing and Travelling to Total Solar Eclipses --
Safety First --
Eclipse Trips --
The Real Experience --
Checklists and Travel Plans --
Video, Sketch and Savour the View! --
DSLRs and Digital Eclipse Photography --
Some Very Keen Eclipse Chasers --
The H-Alpha Revolution.
Series Title: Astronomers' observing guides.
Responsibility: Martin Mobberley.

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This is the ultimate, easy-to-read guide for "eclipse-chasers" which includes everything an eclipse chaser needs. The book provides "eclipse virgins" with a good feeling for what a trip abroad to an  Read more...
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From the reviews:"This isn't just another book on the subject of solar eclipses - there is more here than you might find elsewhere. ... The author, a skilled astro-photographer himself, later covers Read more...

 
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