Some astronomical basics: expensive optical equipment and advanced mathematical skills are not needed to learn the basics of astonomy

Nooriafshar, Mehryar (2004) Some astronomical basics: expensive optical equipment and advanced mathematical skills are not needed to learn the basics of astonomy. Popular Astronomy, 51 (1). pp. 10-11. ISSN 0261-0892

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Abstract

Equipped only with a pencil, paper and possibly a pair of binoculars, a beginner can start learning the basics of astronomy, and appreciate and enjoy some of the splendid views that the skies have to offer.


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Refereed: No
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Additional Information: © Society for Popular Astronomy
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Management and Organisational Behaviour (Up to 31 Mar 2007)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Management and Organisational Behaviour (Up to 31 Mar 2007)
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2013 02:17
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2016 00:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: astronomy; star gazing
Fields of Research (2008): 02 Physical Sciences > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020103 Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy
02 Physical Sciences > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020102 Astronomical and Space Instrumentation
02 Physical Sciences > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020108 Planetary Science (excl. Extraterrestrial Geology)
Fields of Research (2020): 51 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 5101 Astronomical sciences > 510103 Cosmology and extragalactic astronomy
51 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 5199 Other physical sciences > 519999 Other physical sciences not elsewhere classified
51 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 5199 Other physical sciences > 519999 Other physical sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
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