NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe / Edition 4
  • NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe / Edition 4
  • NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe / Edition 4
  • NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe / Edition 4
  • NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe / Edition 4
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NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe / Edition 4

by Terence Dickinson, Adolf Schaller, Victor Costanzo, Roberta Cooke
     
 

Revised Fourth Edition: updated for use through 2025.
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Overview

Revised Fourth Edition: updated for use through 2025.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554071470
Publisher:
Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:
07/21/2013
Edition description:
Fourth Edition, Updated for use through 2025
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
221,193
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.87(d)
Age Range:
10 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Discovering the Cosmos

  • Naturalists of the Night
  • The Starry Realm
  • The Universe in Eleven Steps

    • The Milky Way Galaxy
    • Hubble Deep Field
  • Backyard Astronomy

    • Sky Motions
    • Sky Measures
    • Big Dipper Signpost
    • Star Brightness
    • Constellations and Star Names
    • Star and Constellation Pronunciation Guide
  • Stars for all Seasons

    • The All-Sky Charts
    • The Spring Sky
    • The Summer Sky
    • Urban Myths of Stargazing
    • The Light-Pollution Factor
    • The Autumn
      Sky
    • The Winter Sky
    • The Ecliptic and the Zodiac
  • Stargazing Equipment

    • Selecting Binoculars
    • Telescopes
    • Frequently Asked Questions About Telescopes
    • Telescope Types
    • Computer-Age Scopes
    • Accessories
    • Eyepieces
    • Factors to Consider When Selecting a First Telescope
  • Probing the Depths

    • Double Stars
    • Using Your Night Eyes
    • Variable Stars
    • Star Clusters
    • Distances to Stars and Galaxies
    • Nebulas
    • Averted Vision
    • Globular Clusters
    • Galaxies
    • Telescope Experience
    • Designation of Sky Objects
    • Atlas of 20 Star Charts
  • The Planets

    • Astronomy From the City
    • Mercury
    • Venus
    • Mars
    • The Asteroid Belt
    • Jupiter
    • Saturn
    • The Outer Planets
    • Visibility of the Planets 2005-2018
  • Moon and Sun

    • Moon Maps
    • Observing the Sun
    • The Moon Illusion
  • Solar and Lunar Eclipses

    • Observing Eclipses
    • The Eclipse Cult
    • Eclipse Tables

  • Comets, Meteors and Auroras

    • Famous and Infamous Comets
    • Meteors
    • Auroras
  • Photographing the Night Sky

    • Astro-Imaging Revolution
    • Night-Sky Imaging Techniques
    • The Barn-Door Tracker
    • CCD Cameras
  • Southern Hemisphere Night Sky

    • Southern Sky Charts
    • Caribbean Night Sky
  • Resources

    Index

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