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With George assuming the responsibilities of Editor and Ian Cooper providing obsedver data as co-author, work began. The Celestron SkyMaster 15×70 binoculars are an excellent, low-cost choice for the urban skywatcher. It all began in when George Kepple and Glen Sanner, founded the Observers Guide, a bi-monthly magazine that set out to describe, with their readers as active participants, what could be seen with telescopes 8-inches and larger from mid-northern latitudes.

Ian Cooper has been observing for over 35 years. Please consider supporting The Evening Sky Map. September Laet, Rony Pages Includes a set of star charts.

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Planispheres are designed for specific latitudes xky be sure to select one for your latitude. Moreover, the most famous or visually impressive of these are given written descriptions similar to those for other deep-sky objects.

Suitable for all sky watchers. Bird illustrations, descriptive text, and maps comprise a guide ssky by birders for decades. The Evening Sky Map remains free thanks to donations and sales from Skymaps. January Laet, Rony Pages The remaining pages of each chapter contain photographs, sketches and finding charts – and all of these pages include written descriptions of obsdrver as seen through different sized instruments.

However, portable and quick-to-set-up instruments are available. July Laet, Rony Pages Download and install the free Adobe Reader.

Activation requires a response to an email that we will send to this address. Njght for Air France in October Laet, Rony Pages When completed in the early s 64 constellations had been covered. Chambers, The Observatory, Vol. Receive news of updated sky maps, reminders of Sky Calendar events, and other noteworthy news for sky watchers. Each chapter is devoted to a constellation. April Laet, Rony Pages Astronomy Astrophysics and Astroparticles.

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November Laet, Rony Pages View the sky over the course of the year and not miss a thing. Her father sparked her interest in astronomy over 15 years ago and her main interest is all types of deep-sky objects. She is also interested in Archaeology and Archaeoastronomy. Includes graphics and descriptions of the Moon’s phases, and much, much more.

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Chart shows 2, stars, nebulae and star clusters visible to the unaided eye. He was soon rewarded when downloas struck up an acquaintance with Ian Cooper of New Zealand.

December Laet, Rony Pages His work was on exhibition at the International Astronomical Sketching Exhibition, called “In the Footsteps of Galileo,” at the Blackrock Castle Observatory in Ireland from February until May and then later at Birr Castle, the historic site of Ross’s inch telescope now restored and open for visitors.

As things progressed other observers were recruited, one of which was Jenni Kay of South Australia who was especially productive and so was asked and accepted a co-authorship. August Laet, Rony Pages The second page is a obsegver of gyide constellation which faces a stellar data table which usually fills the entire page.

Inin search of warmer weather and the pursuit of his lifelong love of astronomy, George Kepple moved donwload Pennsylvania to the clear skies of southwest. June Laet, Rony Pages Unlike an ordinary magazine it would have a finite life because each issue was devoted to one-or occasionally several smaller constellations.

Designed to print clearly on all printers, The Evening Sky Map is ready-to-use and will help you to: He was a former civil engineering construction surveyor and project manager and is currently a contract estimator for the local city council. George, until his retirement, worked in the steel industry as a grinding machine operator. This is a fine book which, if followed through the astronomical year, would well teach the budding astronomer the arts and crafts of proper observing and a secure knowledge of the night sky.

Tables list variable and double stars, and a few individual skj are highlighted. Click the download links below to obtain the latest issues in PDF format. JavaScript is currently disabled, this site works much better if you enable JavaScript in your browser.