Are you liking astronomy but feeling unsure about how to take that first step? Have a friend showing a spark of interest in stars and you want to get them a small present? Look no further than Robin Scagell's book, <em>Stargazing with a Telescope</em>. In a concise, well pictured presentation, he describes the myriad of optical aids that bring our night time visage much closer and provides ready tricks for sizing up the relative benefits. Reading this book makes that first step less likely to be a mis-step.

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