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Astronomy - A Beginner's Guide to the Night Skies [NOOK Book]

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Picture this. You are enjoying a great summer evening on the beach with a group of friends. As night falls and the stars begin to appear, there’s someone in the group who can name every star, every constellation and quote the historical significance of each one!

Has this ever happened to you? How would YOU like to be front and center for a change? Here's how you can quickly ...
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Astronomy - A Beginner's Guide to the Night Skies

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Overview

Picture this. You are enjoying a great summer evening on the beach with a group of friends. As night falls and the stars begin to appear, there’s someone in the group who can name every star, every constellation and quote the historical significance of each one!

Has this ever happened to you? How would YOU like to be front and center for a change? Here's how you can quickly and easily impress your friends with your knowledge by learning about astronomy.

Listen, it doesn't matter if you know next to nothing about astronomy, you can make it your hobby extraordinaire!

Allow yourself to drift back in time to when you were a small child lying on your back on the newly mown grass staring at the panorama above you.

You were intent on being very quiet thinking that if you didn’t bring attention to yourself your parents wouldn’t tell you to run off to bed. Your eyes were filled with wonder and you were almost mesmerized by the questions that filled your mind.

Maybe your children are of an age where they are asking questions about the stars. Sure, we can all pretty much point out the Big Dipper, but there is so much more we can learn and teach our children.

You don’t have to become an expert but there is much historical significance in the stars and learning more about them can be fun and educational.

The Shortest Path To Making Astronomy A Fulfilling Hobby

Discover the many surprising ways that Home Astronomy for Beginners can give you a decidedly unfair advantage. Many of them have probably never occurred to you, and they are guaranteed to make your hobby fun as well as great conversational starters.

See what you will learn:

• Telescopes and Light – How to select just the right telescope for your home hobby.
• Exploring the Stars – Learn the names of the stars and maybe even create your own constellations for fun!
• All About the Sun – Learn how to safely explore our most important star.
• About Galaxies – Discover how many different types of galaxies there are and how our scientists came to understand them.
• Exploring the Solar System – What is The International Astronomical Union (IAU) and what does it have to do with us?
• Visiting the Planets – How to locate our nearest neighbors and help your children find them.
• Reflecting on the Moon – How to teach your kids about the moon.
• What About Comets and Meteors – Learn about important details and where to find more information.
• A Discussion on Black Holes – Learn why we should know more about these phenomena and some of the theories surround them.
• How Stars Die – What happens when they go poof!
• How to Recognize the Constellations – This is the really fun part!
• Poor Maligned Pluto – Read about recent findings.
• Astrology - Fact and Fiction


Now, as we discussed before, this isn’t going to make you an expert on astronomy. What it will do is help you create a fun hobby for the entire family. It can also give you great information to use as conversation starters in social situations.

Don’t wait. Get your copy now and start putting it to the test tonight!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012109613
  • Publisher: Learning Life eBooks
  • Publication date: 1/10/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 690,647
  • File size: 410 KB

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  • Posted August 22, 2011

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    No pictures, no illustrations. Difficult for a kid to understand or remember what they have never seen

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    Posted December 29, 2011

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    Did not buy as the sample was worthless

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    Posted November 28, 2013

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    The sample is ok and is not the best. Im not really sure if im going to buy it.

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