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National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky
     

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky

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by National Audubon Society, National Audubon Society Staff, Jane Friedman
 

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The most comprehensive field guide available to the fabulous mysteries above--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

The National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky provides a concise guided tour of the heavens, from planets in our solar

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The most comprehensive field guide available to the fabulous mysteries above--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

The National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky provides a concise guided tour of the heavens, from planets in our solar system to the constellations in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, stars, galaxies, astronomical bodies, phenomena, comets, and more. Featuring a durable vinyl binding, over 700 full-color photographs, sky charts, and constellation charts, as well as detailed descriptive text, this comprehensive, easy-to-use field guide is the perfect companion volume for any stargazer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679408529
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Series:
Audubon Field Guide Series
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
172,899
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

The author, Mark R. Chartrand III, is the former chairman of the Hayden Planetarium and executive director of the National Space Institute.

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The sheer amount of information in this book may be overwhelming at first, but after even browsing through a few pages, you will learn a lot and crave for more. There are handy thumb-tabs on the side to help guide your way through this beauty. The photos are breathtaking and the background info on each of the constellations is superb. This is a must-buy for all astronomers, whether proffessional or amateur!!!!
WASCL More than 1 year ago
I always carry this to show visitors for starwatches and Night Skies in the Observatory at the Franklin Instiute as a good beginning reference to the sky.