Part of the Astronomer's Pocket Field Guide book series (ASTROPOC)


This aspect of the hobby has undergone a resurgence in recent years. Although there is, of course, a huge proliferation of relatively cheap CCD cameras for the budding astro-imager, astronomers are coming back to using the ol’ mark one and a pencil. Perhaps because it is cheaper and quicker to set up. But also, it requires you to really study the object if you’re going to try and sketch it.


Artistic Skill Reasonable Impression 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.South BedfordshireUK

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