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Total Skywatcher's Manual : 275+ Skills and Tricks for Exploring Stars, Planets & Beyond (Paperback)

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For stargazers, comet-spotters and planet-seekers looking to enhance your deep sky knowledge and observations - this is your quintessential guide.The Total Skywatcher’s Manual will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for extraterrestrial phenomena, plan star parties, capture beautiful space imagery and much more.With fully illustrated star charts, gorgeous astrophotography and step-by-step project instruction, this family friendly book is the only guide you’ll ever need to navigate the nightsky. Learn about the phases of the moon, how to conduct your own deep-sky observations, how the universe is expanding, our search for life on other planets, meteors vs. meteorites, sunspots and solar flares, best eclipse-viewing techniques—everything you need to know to appreciate the wonder of our universe.Based in San Francisco, the Astronomical Society of the Pacific has a 125-year history of providing resources, tools, and information to astronomy enthusiasts, including amateur astronomers, families, and science educators (K-16). Join the ASP on this journey through the nightsky and beyond.
The ultimate, full-color, up-to-date family reference guide for stargazers, comet-spotters, and planet-seekers, The Total Skywatcher?s Manual will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for extraterrestrial phenomena, plan star parties, capture beautiful space imagery, and much more!

Humans have always been fascinated by the sky above our heads, and now?thanks to an explosion in technology and discoveries in astrophysics?we?re capable of understanding more of what we see when we turn our eyes upward. Join the Astronomical Society of the Pacific on a journey through the night sky, learning about the phases of the moon, how to conduct your own deep-sky observations, how the universe is expanding, our search for life on other planets, meteors vs. meteorites, sunspots and solar flares, best eclipse-viewing techniques?everything you need to know to appreciate the wonder of our universe.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Science, Nature, Reference
Sub-Genre: Astronomy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Linda Shore & David Prosper & Vivian White
Language: English
Street Date: September 22, 2015
TCIN: 16559743
UPC: 9781616288716
Item Number (DPCI): 247-36-6645
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