Introduction to Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy

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by Rick Shaffer, Rick Your Shaffer
     
 

For anyone who has tried—and failed—to find the Big Dipper or Orion's Belt, this information-filled reference guide is the perfect introduction to discovering the wonders of the sky. Includes computer-generated maps that simplify identification, a mini-almanac to pinpoint the planets each month as well as advice on buying and using binoculars or a

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For anyone who has tried—and failed—to find the Big Dipper or Orion's Belt, this information-filled reference guide is the perfect introduction to discovering the wonders of the sky. Includes computer-generated maps that simplify identification, a mini-almanac to pinpoint the planets each month as well as advice on buying and using binoculars or a telescope, even a table that explains when to watch for meteor showers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517206416
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/14/1999
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.83(w) x 11.21(h) x 0.64(d)

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Introduction to Astronomy 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This ain't a bad book for the price. Humorous and light-hearted style ease the rather technical content. The tables will be obsolete soon, though.