Describes the astronomy, science and physics of total solar eclipses, and the phenomena that can be observed only during a total eclipse
Enables members of the growing community of “eclipse chasers” to ensure that they have with them all the right equipment to observe or image a total solar eclipse
Describes what to expect during a total solar eclipse, in different conditions and in different locations
Describes the previous eclipse expeditions – including a look at the less serious side: eclipse expedition disasters
Provides a checklist of where to go to see total solar eclipses, for next 15 years
Publisher: Springer NY
Author: Martin Mobberley
Publication Year: 2007
Series: Astronomers’ Observing Guides
Number of Pages: 202 Pages
Item Length 9.3in.
Item Height 0.2in.
Item Width 7 in.
Item Weight 13.5 Oz
He takes images of many cosmological objects, including comets, planets, novae, supernovae and asteroids from his observatory in Suffolk, England. He has written eight major astronomy books for Springer: Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs (1998); The New Amateur Astronomer (2004); Lunar and Planetary Webcam User’s Guide (2006); Supernovae and How to Observe Them (2007); Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe Them (2007); Cataclysmic Cosmic Events and How to Observe Them (2008); The Caldwell Objects and How to Observe Them (2009); Hunting and Imaging Comets (2010). Mobberley has written three children’s ‘Space’ books: Space Navigator; Space Sticker book; Space: Answers to Questions About Voyage and Discovery. These small books were published by Top That! Publishing. Mobberley’s ninth Springer book, entitled It Came from Outer Space, Wearing an RAF Blazer, a biography of Sir Patrick Moore, was published in 2013 and a follow-up book entitled Return to the Far Side of Planet Moore was published in 2015.