Books by Philip S. Harrington
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"The descriptions...give readers the feeling that someone is standing next to them explaining what they are seeing... I recommend it to anyone who wants a good guide to the beauty of the night sky. Philip Harrington has done an excellent job of sharing his universe with the rest of us."
Michael Porcellino, Astronomy magazine (March 1991)
"Harrington's book...is unusual in that, unlike other guides intended for binocular users, it is not a watered-down list of leftovers culled from manuals written for telescope owners. Instead, the author works hard at addressing the special problems encountered when observing with binoculars. His pages are filled with objects that most manuals never mention because they are not suited for the narrow fields of view offered by telescopes."
Walter Scott Houston, Deep-Sky Wonders column, Sky & Telescope (February 1991)
"...at least a half dozen books on binocular observing are available. The latest of these is the biggest and in many ways the best....Touring the Universe Through Binoculars is a wonderful new resource...It will be a standard on our shelves for years to come."
Alan MacRobert, Sky & Telescope (March 1991)