a walk through the southern sky a guide to stars constellations and their legends 3rd edition

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A Walk Through The Southern Sky

Author : Milton Heifetz
ISBN : 9781139537155
Genre : Science
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A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky. This book provides clear instructions on how to determine star sizes and the distances between stars, allowing readers to move easily between constellations. The budding astronomer is introduced to the mystery and wonder of the southern sky as the myths and legends of its stars and constellations are wondrously retold. The third edition of this magical book features a new moon map, an updated list of planet positions, additional illustrations and more realistic star maps. It is an invaluable and beautiful guide for beginner stargazers, both young and old.

A Walk Through The Heavens

Author : Milton D. Heifetz
ISBN : 9781316645512
Genre : Nature
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What is that star called? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful guide to the pathways in the night sky, and which answers these questions and more. Written for complete beginners, this book introduces the reader to the patterns of the northern hemisphere's sky in a clear and memorable way. Its simplified maps and clear instructions make it easy to find the main constellations and identify the bright stars within them. This fourth edition adds color and a map of the Moon to its successful formula. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, some thousands of years old, are retold to add to the wonder and mystery of the stars. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide, just the naked eye and clear dark skies above - simply look up, relax and enjoy this journey across the sky.

The Southern Sky Guide

Author : David Ellyard
ISBN : 9781139465496
Genre : Science
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Both novice and advanced skywatchers will value this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night. Readers are introduced to the many and varied objects in the sky and their movements and changing appearances, as well as the ancient myths and legends entwined around the groupings of stars. Featured in this book are two groups of sky charts, designed so that readers can move easily between them. The 24 skyviews show the appearance of the whole night sky every two weeks (or at each hour of sidereal time). The 20 sky charts show particular areas of the night sky in detail and are accompanied by explanatory text. This new edition also features: • digitally re-drawn skyviews, sky charts and map of the surface of the Moon • a table of planet positions up to 2017

Treasures Of The Southern Sky

Author : Robert Gendler
ISBN : 9781461406280
Genre : Science
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This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula, as well as the brilliant star cluster Pismis 24, the beautiful NGC 1532-1 pair of interacting galaxies and the radiant Toby Jug Nebula.

A Walk Through The Southern Sky

Author : Milton D. Heifetz
ISBN : 0521665140
Genre : Nature
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What star is that? Where is the Southern Cross? Who was Orion? A Walk Through the Southern Sky is a beautiful guide to pathways in the night sky which answers these questions and many more. Its unique simplified maps make it easy to find by eye the constellations and stars within them. Clear instructions guide the user on how to gauge sizes and distances, and how to move easily between constellations. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, thousands of years old, are retold to add to the mystery of the stars. Written with the complete beginner in mind, this book introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide: apart from normal sight and clear skies. Magically illustrated by Wil Tirion, this is an ideal introduction to launch the young astronomer on a journey across the starlit skies.

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ISBN : 0835250199
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