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In the August 2020 issue

  • Binocular Universe: Explore Sagittarius

    Featured challenge for July 2020



    2021 Astronomy wall calendar


    Harrington on Binoculars

    (presented at Stellafane 2018)

    Blast from the past:

    Hear Phil's interview on the Coast-to-Coast AM overnight radio show 

    - part 1 (mp3)

    - part 2 (mp3)

    Star Watcher Hall of Fame

    The Illustrated Galaxy Song

    Touring the Universe through Binoculars Atlas -- now freeware



    Astronomy author and educator

    This web site has  been developed as an extension of the books and articles by astronomy author and educator Phil Harrington Topics cover choosing and using astronomical equipment, observing selected sky targets, information on solar and lunar eclipses, and much more.   Here, you will find updates, excerpts, corrections, and additional material  available for each title listed below.  Click on a title to begin.

    Astronomy For All Ages

    Cosmic Challenge

    The Deep Sky: An Introduction Eclipse! Illustrated Timeline of the Universe

    Short Bike Rides in and around

    New York City

    The Space Shuttle:

    A Photographic History

    Star Ware

    Star Watch

    Touring the Universe Through Binoculars

    Nights of Future Passed

    (collection of 20th century astro ads)

    Professor Harrington

    Fall 2020: AST102

    Astronomy of the Solar System

    Meet the Author

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