Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky

Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky

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by Jason Lisle
     
 

Your first step into the vast universe with a one-of-kind guide to the night sky! Find out when and where to look with just the naked eye... you'll be amazed at how much of the galaxy you can see. Locate Orion, the well-known constellation, and within it you can easily see the red supergiant star Betelgeuse over 3000 trillion miles away. Or marvel at our galaxy,

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Your first step into the vast universe with a one-of-kind guide to the night sky! Find out when and where to look with just the naked eye... you'll be amazed at how much of the galaxy you can see. Locate Orion, the well-known constellation, and within it you can easily see the red supergiant star Betelgeuse over 3000 trillion miles away. Or marvel at our galaxy, the Milky Way, shining brightly overhead in late summer as you see the light spots containing entire star clusters! Includes 150 beautiful photos, full-color star-charts, easy to use illustrations, and video link for expert advice! "How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do i find Saturn?" All of these questions are easily answered with this helpful guide. The heavens truly declare God's glory....now understand why!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890516416
Publisher:
Master Books
Publication date:
04/20/2012
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
623,604
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
PJtheEMT4 More than 1 year ago
The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky published by Master Books, is a fully illustrated book of astronomy for students, laymen and astronomy enthusiasts alike. The quality presentation of this book rivals that of many popular science themed books for children and adults. From the cover to the graphics, professional full color photos and text- this book is sure to capture the attention of any reader interested in astronomy and science. The photos in of themselves are thorough and represent the latest of scientific discovery. It is a hybrid of a manual, technical guide and an educational text. It is useful for learning as well as expanding on one's hobby of astronomy and stargazing. This is a multi-function book. The complex subjects of astronomy, stargazing and the use of telescopes are made simple to understand and are followed up with photographs, color illustrations and charts. This book, although not a scholary text book, provides a well rounded background for the science student or hobbyist. Technical enough to capture the interest of an astronomy enthusiast, yet this bible also presents a simple and thorough introduction to the study of astronomy. Presenting science in such an appealing format makes is more obtainable for students and the public in general. Once again, Master Books has published a text that meets the high standards of scholarship. As a blogger for New Leaf publishers I recieved this book, published by Master Books for the purpose of writing this review.