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Touring the Universe through Binoculars

Touring the Universe through Binoculars

This comprehensive work takes you on a personal tour of the universe using nothing more than a pair of binoculars. More comprehensive than any book currently available, it starts with Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon, and then goes on to explore each planet in the solar system, asteroids, meteors, comets and the sun. Following this, the reader is whisked away into deep space to explore celestial bodies including stars that are known and many sights less familiar. The final chapter includes...

Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars

Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars

Patrick Moore's painstakingly researched, beautifully illustrated guide to astronomical observation for casual and serious observers.

Dragonflies Through Binoculars

Dragonflies Through Binoculars

Dragonfly watching is fast becoming an enjoyable and exciting hobby for many of those who love butterfly watching. This book picks up on that trend and brings it to the reader in an attractive and accessible format. A new addition to Oxford's acclaimed Butterflies through Binoculars series of field guides, Dragonflies through Binoculars allows for quick and easy identification of all the 300-plus species of dragonflies that have been found in the United States and Canada. In these...

Binocular Stargazing

Binocular Stargazing

Many Stargazers Assume They Must Invest Hundreds or even thousands of dollars in equipment before they can enjoy the wonders of the night sky. The truth is, though, that all you need is a simple pair of binoculars. This handy guide explains how to choose binoculars and use them to observe everything from comets to solar eclipses. Ideal for amateur astronomers of all ages, Binocular Stargazing is the perfect way to see the night sky through new eyes.

Binocular Astronomy

Binocular Astronomy

Binoculars have, for many, long been regarded as an “entry level” observational tool, and relatively few have used them as a serious observing instrument. This is changing! Many people appreciate the relative comfort of two-eyed observing, but those who use binoculars come to realize that they offer more than comfort. The view of the stars is more aesthetically pleasing and therefore binocular observers tend to observe more frequently and for longer periods. “Binocular Astronomy”, 2nd...

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Lieutenant Robert Weiss: Soldier whose expertise and valour in calling in artillery strikes helped the allies win the Second World War

His binoculars became one of the most important single “weapons” of the war, helping halt the German counter-thrust – Operation Luttich – designed to drive the allies back, in Hitler's words, “recklessly to the sea.” Weiss and his comrades ...

Come dance with Jennifer Lawrence and Jimmy Fallon

To demonstrate, he played three clips. Okay, it's a shaky premise, but pays off when you see a bewigged Fallon and Lawrence do the "Brow Brow Chicken Cow," the "Disco Binoculars," and their apparent personal favorite, the "Check the Door." Not bad ...

Man committed 12 armed robberies in one month, police say

He raked in almost $5,000 in cash, two event tents and a pair of binoculars throughout the month-long crime spree. Police say Quezada, 37, began his crime spree in early October when he entered an In and Out MVD on Bridge SW, pointed a gun at the clerk and ...

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