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50 Things to See with a Telescope

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I was able to review a digital copy of this book to share my honest opinion.  This would be a great book for any space lover.  It contains excellent information to locate different space wonders.  Full of educational information and put together in a way that’s easy to reference- this is a wonderful resource.
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Great information about telescopes and what you can see in the sky with telescopes. Great title for all ages and lots of information included.
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The book was very basic and I was hoping for more but it is a great introduction to the stars. Beginner star gazers will surely find the book informative.
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I wish I had had this book when my daughter was young. We had a telescope, and I had just taken an astronomy class in college, so I could show her things I had learned about, and it really came in hand when the planets aligned back in the late '80's early '90's. But this book covers a lot more than I even thought of. So, if you have a telescope and a budding astronomer, you should really get this book.  If you're a star gazer like us you need to get a telescope and this book! Worth every penny (imo).
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Fascinating book depicting the fabulous objects one can see with a telescope. The book is divided into year-round objects, seasonal objects and planets. Several constellations are visible only seasonally in summer, winter, spring and autumn. Excellent pictures, brief descriptions, and windows showing how the constellations look through telescope, and the binoculars, includes a 3-point scale of difficulty in locating it. Great book for anyone interested in space.
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This book is a great introduction to using your telescope and finding many things in the night sky. The book offers illustrations and photographs to guide you to planets, nebulas and constellations. It discusses many basic findings for either a young astronomer or a family just starting their stargazing journey, 
I remember when my older boys were interested in space, with our telescope we were able to see Saturn’s rings from our backyard, much like the photograph in the book! It’s a pretty awesome hobby and once you see something like that on your own, your sort of hooked.
I highly recommend this book for any young astronomer! 
 Thank you to James Lorimer and NetGalley for this e-copy in exchange for my honest review. My opinions are my own.
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50 things to see with a telescope is a great accessible start to viewing the night sky. It gives tips and descriptions for stars, constellations, planets and nebula that can be seen with a small telescope, binoculars, or even the naked eye. It is a great book to get started with simple, easy to locate constellations and then uses those locations to find others nearby. It was helpful, practical, and came with great pictures. It is a short book aimed at amateur stargazers and children and I would definitely recommend this book to those groups. I am a pre-amateur stargazer with young children and I can’t wait to show them this book and look for constellations together.

Thank you NetGalley for a complimentary copy in exchange for my honest review.
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A great introduction to telescopes and the night's sky. This will be great for our library's 2019 Summer Reading Program: "A Universe of Stories."
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I love astronomy and found Read's book absolutely amazing. The inclusion of actual photos taken by the author brought the book closer to what the backyard astronomer will find. Filled with star facts, hints on finding it, and wonderful background images makes this book enjoyable and inspirational to any reader. After reading this, I really wished I had a telescope again to go star hopping.

Thank you NetGalley and Lerner Publishing for the opportunity to read an advance reader copy. It will certainly be an addition to my home's library.
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