Praise for the first edition:
"A serious contender for the title of best all-around introduction to binocular astronomy."
-- Sky and Telescope
"Updated with the latest in binocular technology"
"Stargazing with Binoculars" is the ideal guide for newcomers to astronomy. The authors lead the beginner through the first steps of using binoculars to observe the night sky, describing what will be visible and showing how to find specific objects. They review the wide range of binoculars currently on the market and provide advice on features to consider before making a purchase.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the most recent advances in binoculars. Illustrated throughout and filled with handy tips and tricks, it covers: What to expect from binoculars and how they actually workBuying binoculars for the first timeUpgrading after the first purchaseObserving the sun, the moon, planets, comets, asteroids, stars, clusters, variable stars, double stars, novas, nebulas and galaxiesThe effects of light pollutionObserving from the city and from the countrysideTerminology.
"Stargazing with Binoculars" is a practical, easy-to-read handbook for newcomers to astronomy.