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For those of you who are really into planetary observing or simply wish to add another book to your library, you may wish to check out this new book available in English for 59 Euro shipped worldwide (about $71). This is the new English translation of the 2015 French publication. You can check it out here:

http://planetary-astronomy.com/
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I have this book but in French, excellent book.
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Just got mine. Started reading the chapter on choosing a telescope. Very nice so far and up to date to now. $75 shipped to usa.
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I have this one too .

it is in French, but it may be translated one day .
http://www.astronomiesolaire.com/

I will ask to see if it is possible and see if they are other titles in English.
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ok the solar astronomy book is being translated, it should be ready in about two months.
I had confirmation from the editor in France.
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messier 111 wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:39 pm ok the solar astronomy book is being translated, it should be ready in about two months.
I had confirmation from the editor in France.
Thanks very much for this info, Jean-Yves! Greatly appreciated!

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Jones wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:21 am Just got mine. Started reading the chapter on choosing a telescope. Very nice so far and up to date to now. $75 shipped to usa.

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Did it take a long time to get it?
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About 12 days to arrive usa.
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Looks like a good book. I've doing an increasing amount of planetary observation recently, kind of the Mars opposition got me hooked.
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hi ,
just received my copy today, really nice like the french one .
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