Stars: A Guide to the Constellations, Sun, Moon, Planets, and Other Features of the Heavens

Stars: A Guide to the Constellations, Sun, Moon, Planets, and Other Features of the Heavens

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Stars: A Guide to the Constellations, Sun, Moon, Planets, and Other Features of the Heavens by Herbert S. Zim, Baker, Robert H. Baker

Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This Golden Guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including:

Charts of the major constellations Tables to help locate the planets Up-to-date explanations of meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects

Ideal for classroom use, to take along on vacations, and for use at home.

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including:

· Charts of the major constellations

· Tables to help locate the planets

· Up-to-date explanations of meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects

Stars is ideal for classroom use.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they areportable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press have been updated and revised to revitalize the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780606119078
Publisher: San Val, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/1975
Series: Golden Guides
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

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Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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