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The perfect companion volume for Hale-Bopp watchers, this guide explores the fabulous mysteries above, from planets in our solar system to the constellations in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, stars, galaxies (including the Milky Way), nebulae, astronomical bodies, objects, phenomena, and -- yes -- comets. Night Sky provides a concise guided tour of the heavens with 48 monthly sky charts of the northern sky and 88 constellation charts, each offering a detailed map of individual constellations.
In-depth and up-to-date books on popular nonfiction subjects, re-imagined with eye-popping graphics, vetted by world-reknowned experts. We all star-gaze. On a cloudless night we wonder about the extraordinary myriad of bright lights in the sky. But do we really understand what we are looking at? From earliest times, people have been intrigued by the night sky. Over the centuries they have developed ever-more ingenious devices, from binoculars to powerful telescopes to spacecraft powered by the Sun's rays.
Buy Night Sky by Jonathan Poppele in Paperback for the low price of 11.21. Find this product in Nature > Star Observation.
This simplified, easy-to-use guide is an introduction to prominent stars and constellations throughout the Northern Hemisphere.
Maria Sutton,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Johnson Books
"The sky was our original calendar, our original storybook, the first illustrated edition, the prototype GPS. Beyond its pragmatic usefulness, the sky was the domain of spirit, traversed by deities and a place to which human souls departed. Let's re-enchant it, shall we?" Shamanic practitioner, priestess of the Craft, and author of Math for Mystics Renna Shesso invites readers along as she takes a pagan's look at the night sky. A Magical Tour of the Night Sky: Use the Planets and Stars for Personal and
An invaluable, user-friendly guide to discovering and navigating the night sky, The Night Sky Month by Month shows the sky as it is seen around the world in both the northern and southern hemispheres. Suitable for newcomers to stargazing and expert astronomers alike, The Night Sky Month by Month explains our place within the universe, examines sky watching equipment, introduces each month's main attractions-bright stars, prominent constellations, and meteor showers-and charts the positions of the planets up
Nature - Star Observation Science - Astronomy
Mali Under the Night Sky," a 2011 Skipping Stones honor book, is the true story of Laotian American artist Malichansouk Kouanchao, whose family was forced by civil war to flee Laos when she was five. Before the war began, Mali lived an idyllic life in a community where she felt safe and was much loved. But the coming war caused her family to flee to another country and a life that was less than ideal. What did she carry with her? She carried her memories. And they in turn carried her across the world,
Large, double-page illustrations introduce stargazers of all ages to 22 major constellations, among them Aquarius, the water bearer; Orion, the hunter; Gemini, the twins; as well as Canis Major, Taurus, and Leo. Accompanying text relates mythological story behind each constellation's name and identifies its principal stars.
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The first true beginner's guide to astronomy, Night Sky provides an introduction to the subject that is both colorful and accessible. Containing all the information you need to be able to recognize each constellation, this is the ideal companion to help you understand the night sky and discover more about it. Everything featured is visible with binoculars or the naked eye Illustrates and describes comets, meteors, eclipses, and other lights in the sky Includes information on the changing positions of the
If, as Immanuel Kant once said, we are guided by the starry sky above and the moral law within, then, thanks to David Levy, we can now conceptualize Kant's adage at least half-way. David Levy's Guide to the Night Sky is designed to satisfy observers who have just become interested in the sky and want to navigate their way around it. By stirring the imagination and putting observation in a framework of personal adventure, Levy explains how to discover the Moon, planets, comets, meteors, and distant galaxies
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Share stories of the night sky and soothe little ones to sleep with this unique bedtime book! Simply shine the beam of a flashlight (not included) through the transparent page ''windows'' to cast silhouette pictures on the wall as you read with your child. It's a fun and comforting way to end the day and experience a book together. The Night Sky: Stories of the Stars lets youngsters drift off to sleep as they discover the origins of seven well known constellations, such as Orion the Hunter, Pegasus the
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Free Delivery Worldwide : The Night Sky : Paperback : St Martin's Press : 9780312156091 : 031215609X : 01 Sep 2003 : Haunted by the memory of the mother who abandoned her at age seven, jewelry designer and artist Ivy Slovak recalls the years spent with her loving, itinerant father, wandering the desert, hoping to find the troubled, beautiful woman who had left them both.
Kezie, Patrick and Jed are left behind when Noli moves away. The house on the corner is empty, and the cul-de-sac kids wonder who will move in. Who will play hockey with them? Who will supply the cookies? One day, a moving van pulls up. But the new neighbor is not at all what they were hoping for
This indestructible waterproof FoldingGuide guide provides just what the beginning skygazer needs to look for during each of the four seasons. It includes four dazzling seasonal sky charts (Spring Summer Fall Winter) with clear instructions in their use. Each chart includes the major asterisms constellations stars (five magnitudes) nebula galaxies clusters as well as pointers to orient the beginner. Includes a detailed moon map and expert guidance by Dr. Rick Fienberg Editor Emeritus of Sky and Telescope
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Science Other titles in the One Small Square series: One Small Square, the Night Sky (One Small Square) Only 2 left in stock at $10.00! Magical - that's the word for the night sky, with its shining stars,glittering planets, and sometimes, the celestial moon, So godahead - make a wish on that star. But if you're also curious about whyyour star twinkles, you've come to the right place. By focusing on onesmall square of night sky near Orion, The Night sky makes star timeeven more special for children. Its
Praise for the previous edition: : An ideal portable reference for backyard astronomers. This atlas combines clear, accurate star maps with reliable and informative text. --The Lunar and Planetary information Bulletin A practical guide to binocular and small telescope observing. Night Sky Atlas combines clear, accurate star maps with reliable and informative text. This is a highly practical atlas for beginning sky gazers using binoculars or a small telescope. Its format and features provide for years of