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365 Starry Nights - by Chet Raymo (Paperback)

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A mini-course in descriptive astronomy for each night of the 12 month calendar year. Most of the maps and drawings have been prepared for a hypothetical observer at a latitude of about 40 degrees north.



Book Synopsis



THE AMATEUR STARGAZER'S ULTIMATE HOME COMPANION
365 Starry Nights is a unique and fascinating introduction to astronomy designed to give you a complete, clear picture of the sky every night of the year. Divided into 365 concise, illustrated essays, it focuses on the aesthetic as well as the scientific aspects of stargazing. It offers the most up-to-date information available, with hundreds of charts, drawings, and maps-that take you beyond the visible canopy of stars and constellations into the unseen realm of nebulae and galaxies.
This simple yet substantial text is full of critical information and helpful hints on how to observe the stars; describe their position; calculate their age, brightness, and distance; and much more. Whether you observe the sky with a telescope or the naked eye, 365 Starry Nights makes the infinite intimate and brings the heavens within your grasp. Keep this invaluable, informative guide close at hand, and you'll find that the sky is the limit 365 nights a year.



About the Author



Chet Raymo is the author of The Soul of the Night and Honey from the Rock. He is a professor of physics and astronomy at Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts.
Dimensions (Overall): 10.9 Inches (H) x 8.4 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.12 Pounds
Suggested Age: 0-3 Years
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Astronomy
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Chet Raymo
Language: English
Street Date: January 30, 1990
TCIN: 11453435
UPC: 9780671766061
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-7400
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.8 inches length x 8.4 inches width x 10.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.12 pounds
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