Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations

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Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing, and this field guide is the perfect aid. Constellations are organized by season, and each entry features the mythology, facts and simple instructions for locating the constellation in the night sky. The book also comes with a red-light flashlight for night reading.
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Overview

Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing, and this field guide is the perfect aid. Constellations are organized by season, and each entry features the mythology, facts and simple instructions for locating the constellation in the night sky. The book also comes with a red-light flashlight for night reading.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591932291
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/12/2010
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 318,675
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Poppele is a naturalist, author and educator with wide-ranging interests. He earned a Masters degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Minnesota studying citizen science, environmental education, and how to cultivate a personal relationship with the natural world. He has taught college level environmental studies, biology, and writing courses, and he currently teaches in the Department of Writing Studies at the University of Minnesota. An avid outdoorsman and student of natural history, Jon is a member of the Astronomical League, the Minnesota Astronomical Society, the Minnesota Trackers Club and the International Society for Professional Trackers. A Black Belt in the peaceful martial art of Ki-Aikido, Jon is the Founder and Director of the Center for Mind-Body Oneness in Saint Paul, MN. He can be reached through his school website at www.mindbodyoneness.com.
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