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Sky Phenomena: A Guide to Naked-Eye Observation of the Stars
     

Sky Phenomena: A Guide to Naked-Eye Observation of the Stars

by Norman Davidson, E. C. Krupp (Foreword by)
 

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Sky Phenomena leads readers from the stars as seen from Earth, through the Sun, Moon, and various planets to the Copernican revolution, to comets and meteors, and to the sky of the Southern Hemisphere.

The text includes mythological and historical aspects of the subject and has numerous exercises for the student. The final chapter is a unique collection

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Sky Phenomena leads readers from the stars as seen from Earth, through the Sun, Moon, and various planets to the Copernican revolution, to comets and meteors, and to the sky of the Southern Hemisphere.

The text includes mythological and historical aspects of the subject and has numerous exercises for the student. The final chapter is a unique collection of poetry related to the stars from ancient India to modern times. Appendices include future astronomical events, technical data, materials and publications, and a comprehensive glossary of astronomical terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584200260
Publisher:
SteinerBooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.56(d)

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