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Author : Giles Sparrow
ISBN : 1623650887
Genre : Science
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Constellations is a guide to the night sky that focuses on these 88 distinctive patterns, revealing their often intriguing storiesâ??their origins, mythology, present-day significance, and the multitude of wondrous objects they contain. Complete with over 300 of the best astronomical images ever captured, a comprehensive introduction to the stars and other celestial phenomena, and a series of newly commissioned, state-of-the-art maps showing the stars that are visible from populated latitudes in both hemispheres throughout the year, this magnificent guide has all you need to know to become an expert stargazer. Step outside on a clear night, and the number of stars in the night sky can be overwhelming. Take a pair of binoculars or a small telescope with you, and a celestial vista of star clusters and clouds, knots of gas and dust, nearby planets and distant galaxies is revealed. Since ancient times, stargazers have made sense of the night sky by grouping its stars into constellationsâ??star patterns that often have symbolic or mythological meanings.

The Audubon Society Field Guide To The Night Sky

Author : Mark R. Chartrand
ISBN : UCSC:32106014806456
Genre : Nature
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A handbook for stargazers features hundreds of photographs and sky charts and discusses constellations, the phases of the moon, and the Northern and Southern skies, and provides month-by-month sky tours.

Astronomie F R Dummies

Author : Stephen P. Maran
ISBN : 9783527687459
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Finden auch Sie die Weiten des Kosmos faszinierend und fragen sich, wie Wissenschaftler so viel über Objekte in unerreichbarer Ferne wissen können? "Astronomie für Dummies" bringt Ihnen die Weiten des Universums näher: Erkunden Sie unser Sonnensystem, ferne Galaxien und die Milchstraße. Lesen Sie wie in einem Krimi von schwarzen Löchern, dem Asteroidengürtel und der Entstehung des Universums. Außerdem gibt Stephen Maran viele Tipps zur richtigen Ausrüstung eines Astronomen. So können Sie schon bald selbst nach den Sternen greifen.

Night Sky

Author : Jonathan Poppele
ISBN : 9781591936145
Genre : Nature
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Stargazing is among the most peaceful and inspiring outdoor activities. Night Sky, the award-winning book by Jonathan Poppele, makes it more fun than ever! Take a simple approach to finding 62 constellations by focusing on one constellation at a time, instead of attempting to study dizzying charts. Start with the easy-to-find constellations during each season and work toward the more difficult ones. Better yet, you'll learn how to locate any constellation in relation to the Big Dipper, the North Star and the top of the sky. With two ways to locate each constellation, you'll know where in the sky to look and what to look for! Along the way, you'll be introduced to mythology, facts and tidbits, as well as details about the planets, solar system and more! As an added bonus, the book comes with a red-light flashlight for night reading.

Peterson First Guide To Astronomy

Author : Jay M. Pasachoff
ISBN : 0395935423
Genre : Nature
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A basic field guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars, constellations, and other bodies in outer space.

Easy Field Guide To The Arizona Night Sky

Author : Dan Heim
ISBN : 0935810781
Genre : History
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This guide is your map for a personal stargazing tour through the Arizona Night Sky. Included are the legends of the night sky from the region's Native American tribes.

Constellation In Ferne Welten

Author : Claudia Gray
ISBN : 9783641193959
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Einst wollten sie sich töten. Jetzt wollen sie füreinander sterben. Noemi ist ohne Abel auf ihren Planeten zurückgekehrt. Er, der so viel mehr ist als nur eine künstliche Intelligenz, soll ein freies Leben führen. Am anderen Ende des Weltraums wagt Abel kaum zu träumen, Noemi wiederzusehen. Doch das geschieht schneller als vermutet. Abels Schöpfer Burton Mansfield hat ihn aufgespürt und schickt ihm eine Botschaft: Noemi befindet sich in seiner Gewalt, und Abel hat vierundzwanzig Stunden, nach London zu kommen, sonst stirbt Noemi. Um seine große Liebe zu retten, folgt Abel dem Ruf seines skrupellosen Schöpfers. Doch dessen Tochter hat einen noch perfideren Plan ...

Gott Und Der Tropfende Wasserhahn

Author : Carl Sagan
ISBN : 3426271028
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Sternegucken F R Dummies

Author : Steve Owens
ISBN : 9783527710805
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The Stargazer S Guide To The Night Sky

Author : Dr. Jason Lisle
ISBN : 9781614581949
Genre : Science
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Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God’s Creation. Lisle designed Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky for everyone from young students to amateur astronomers. In it you will: Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars Discover how to choose the best telescope for you Find 150 stunning, full-color star-charts and other easy to use illustrations for success “How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do I find Saturn? What sorts of objects can be seen with binoculars?” These questions and many more are easily answered with the helpful tips and basic understanding of astronomy presented in this book. Create or expand the hobby of stargazing; an outdoor, educational hobby to enjoy with friends or family. Regardless of your circumstances and the economy, you will always be able to marvel at the beauty of our night sky.

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