The Night Sky: An Introduction to Prominent Stars and Constellations
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The Night Sky: An Introduction to Prominent Stars and Constellations

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 

This innovative – Glow-in-the-Dark – pocket reference highlights prominent constellations and stars that are visible with the naked eye north of the equator. Simply shine a light on the guide to illuminate the constellations and their names on the summer or winter star charts. Also includes descriptions of the meaning of each constellation and

Overview


This innovative – Glow-in-the-Dark – pocket reference highlights prominent constellations and stars that are visible with the naked eye north of the equator. Simply shine a light on the guide to illuminate the constellations and their names on the summer or winter star charts. Also includes descriptions of the meaning of each constellation and instructions on how to use your fingers to 'walk' between constellations to find prominent stars. Laminated for durability, this clever guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. Over 250,000 sold.
Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583550878
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Edition description:
Chart
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
515,636
Product dimensions:
3.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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