Robin Scagell, formerly the Vice-President of the Society for Popular Astronomy, is the author of numerous astronomy books.
[Review of earlier edition: ] Well-illustrated, this book will help you recognize more than just the big dipper while stargazing.--Wendy Rayson-Kerr"Belleville Intelligencer" (08/07/2012)
[Review of earlier edition: ] A practical guide that demystifies the process of buying a telescope... valuable advice on how to instantly spot misleading labels on low-end telescopes.-- (07/01/2005)
[Review of earlier edition: ] Written for anyone contemplating purchasing a telescope as well as those who already own one but don't know how to use it properly... this pocket guide packs a lot of information into a concise, easy-to-read format.-- (09/01/2006)
[Review of earlier edition: ] Because it stays focused, it succeeds. When you read Stargazing, you feel as though you have a friend who's helping you think about the world of telescopes.-- (10/01/2005)