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Stargazer's Handbook : The Definitive Field Guide to the Night Sky (Paperback) (Giles Sparrow)

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From the craters of the Moon to the far reaches of Orion, The Stargazer's Handbook will enable you to explore space without leaving the comforts of Earth. All you need are a pair of binoculars and a clear night sky to experience the wonders of the universe.
This book will take you on a journey through space, beginning with our own moon and neighboring planets before exploring the fascinating sights of deep space-from hypergiant suns and stellar nurseries to blazing nebulae and swirling galaxies. Each star, planet, or constellation is fully illustrated and accompanied by an annotated star map, as well as close-up images that zoom in on areas of interest.
Featuring up-to-date information on the latest scientific discoveries, monthly sky maps for both northern and southern hemispheres, history and mythology of all 88 constellations and the rationale behind the names of stars and constellations,The Stargazer's Handbook will fully equip you with the tools to navigate-and understand-the night sky.
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Astronomy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Quercus
Author: Giles Sparrow
Language: English
Street Date: February 9, 2016
TCIN: 50310750
UPC: 9781623657086
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-6635
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