Pennsylvania StarWatch: The Essential Guide to Our Night Sky
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Pennsylvania StarWatch: The Essential Guide to Our Night Sky

by Mike Lynch
     
 

“Make the Stars Your Old Friends!” . . . with Mike Lynch, America’s Master Stargazing instructor. Mike has led stargazing classes for over 30 years and has instructed 1000s of would-be backyard astronomers (and maybe a few would-be professional astronomers!) Now with "Pennsylvania StarWatch" you can easily pick up what beginning and

Overview

“Make the Stars Your Old Friends!” . . . with Mike Lynch, America’s Master Stargazing instructor. Mike has led stargazing classes for over 30 years and has instructed 1000s of would-be backyard astronomers (and maybe a few would-be professional astronomers!) Now with "Pennsylvania StarWatch" you can easily pick up what beginning and advanced stargazers ages 12 and up have learned in his popular stargazing classes.

• Use the detailed seasonal constellation charts to quickly identify
   their main stars and find “celestial goodies” such as star clusters,
   nebulae, and other galaxies.
• Enjoy the stories and mythology of characters for whom the 
  constellations are named, including Orion the Hunter, Cassiopeia
  the Queen, and Perseus the Hero.
• Locate the most prominent seasonal constellations with
  easy-to-use monthly star maps designed especially for
  Pennsylvania’s northern latitude.
• Learn about the moon, solar and lunar eclipses, planets, as well as
  comets, meteor showers, and aurora borealis. There’s even a
  planet locator guide good through 2015!
 
Gain firsthand advice on purchasing a telescope and other stargazing equipment, plus find listings of local astronomy resources. You won’t find a more enthusiastic guide to the night sky than Mike Lynch, and you won’t find a better guidebook to our night sky than "Pennsylvania StarWatch."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896586772
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
StarWatch Series
Edition description:
Signed
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Minnesota native Mike Lynch has been a broadcast meteorologist with WCCO Radio in Minneapolis for over 25 years. Also an astronomy enthusiast, Mike is the author of Mike Lynch’s Minnesota StarWatch, published by Voyageur Press in 2004, and a stargazing columnist for the St Paul Pioneer Press. Mike and his wife, Kathy, live in Eagan.

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