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Peterson First Guide to Astronomy
     

Peterson First Guide to Astronomy

by Jay M. Pasachoff, Roger Tory Peterson (Editor), Wil Tirion (Illustrator), Robin Brickman (Illustrator)
 

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The Peterson First Guide to Astronomy features:
  • Full color maps showing the positions of the stars throughout the year and beautiful constellation paintings
  • Photographs and clear descriptions of the stars, planets, the sun, the moon, comets, meteors, black holes, and galaxies - with information on how, when, and where to find them in the sky

Overview

The Peterson First Guide to Astronomy features:

  • Full color maps showing the positions of the stars throughout the year and beautiful constellation paintings
  • Photographs and clear descriptions of the stars, planets, the sun, the moon, comets, meteors, black holes, and galaxies - with information on how, when, and where to find them in the sky

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395467909
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/01/1988
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
3.79(w) x 7.21(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Jay M. Pasachoff is the Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy and the Chair of the Astronomy Department at Williams College. He is the author of the Peterson Field Guide to Stars and Planets, as well as numerous textbooks and trade books on astronomy, weather, and more.

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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