Exoplanet Observing for Amateurs
by Bruce L. Gary
Publisher: Reductionist Publications 2007
Number of pages: 170
Not only are amateurs capable of helping in the discovery of exoplanets through collaborations with professionals, but amateurs are well-positioned to contribute to the discovery of Earth-like exoplanets! This book is meant for amateurs who want to observe exoplanet transits, and who may eventually want to participate in exoplanet discoveries. There are many ways for amateurs to have fun with exoplanets; some are educational, some could contribute to a better understanding of exoplanets, and others are aimed at new discoveries.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
- Springfield Telescope Makers Inc
There are almost as many ways to make mirrors and telescopes as there are telescope makers. On these pages, however, we have tried to stick with simple and proven techniques that are most appropriate for novice mirror and telescope makers.
The Caldwell Catalogue is an astronomical catalog of 109 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies for observation by amateur astronomers. The list was compiled by Sir Patrick Caldwell-Moore, as a complement to the Messier Catalogue.
by Andrew L. Johnson
Star Atlas plotting stars down to Magnitude 7.25, including double-stars and 550 DSOs. This is a full color version including different symbols for DSOs, and a representation of the Milky Way. There are 20 primary charts, and one supplemental chart.
by Thomas Dick - Seeley, Burnside, and Seeley
The work is intended for the information of general readers, especially for those who have acquired a relish for astronomical pursuits, and who wish to become acquainted with the instruments by which celestial observations are made.