A Walk Through the Southern Sky

Author: Milton Heifetz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107698987
Format: PDF
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A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky. This book provides clear instructions on how to determine star sizes and the distances between stars, allowing readers to move easily between constellations. The budding astronomer is introduced to the mystery and wonder of the southern sky as the myths and legends of its stars and constellations are wondrously retold. The third edition of this magical book features a new moon map, an updated list of planet positions, additional illustrations and more realistic star maps. It is an invaluable and beautiful guide for beginner stargazers, both young and old.

A Walk through the Southern Sky

Author: Milton Heifetz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139461389
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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What star is that? Where is the Southern Cross? Who was Orion? This book answers these questions and many more. Its unique simplified maps make it easy to find the constellations in the southern hemisphere skies, and the stars within them. Clear instructions guide the user on how to gauge sizes and distances, and move easily between constellations. This new edition has been updated with additional mythology information, and a list of the planet positions up to 2016. The ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold to add to the mystery of the stars. Of value to all ages, this book introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide: apart from normal sight and clear skies. Magically illustrated, this is an ideal introduction to launch the young astronomer on a journey across the starlit skies.

A Walk through the Heavens

Author: Milton D. Heifetz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108184162
Format: PDF, Mobi
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What is that star called? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful guide to the pathways in the night sky, and which answers these questions and more. Written for complete beginners, this book introduces the reader to the patterns of the northern hemisphere's sky in a clear and memorable way. Its simplified maps and clear instructions make it easy to find the main constellations and identify the bright stars within them. This fourth edition adds color and a map of the Moon to its successful formula. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, some thousands of years old, are retold to add to the wonder and mystery of the stars. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide, just the naked eye and clear dark skies above - simply look up, relax and enjoy this journey across the sky.

A Walk through the Heavens

Author: Milton D. Heifetz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108184162
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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What is that star called? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful guide to the pathways in the night sky, and which answers these questions and more. Written for complete beginners, this book introduces the reader to the patterns of the northern hemisphere's sky in a clear and memorable way. Its simplified maps and clear instructions make it easy to find the main constellations and identify the bright stars within them. This fourth edition adds color and a map of the Moon to its successful formula. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, some thousands of years old, are retold to add to the wonder and mystery of the stars. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide, just the naked eye and clear dark skies above - simply look up, relax and enjoy this journey across the sky.

Treasures of the Southern Sky

Author: Robert Gendler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781461406273
Format: PDF, Docs
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This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula, as well as the brilliant star cluster Pismis 24, the beautiful NGC 1532-1 pair of interacting galaxies and the radiant Toby Jug Nebula.

The Southern Night Sky

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Waterford Press
ISBN: 9781583551684
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Southern Night Sky provides a simplified field reference to familiar stars and constellations. A durable folding guide format is great for use in the field, and allows any level of nature explorer to recognize and easily identify the most common constellations. This guide features glow in the dark constellations (flashlight illuminates the star charts).

The Southern Sky Guide

Author: David Ellyard
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521714052
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night.

The Cambridge Star Atlas

Author: Wil Tirion
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521173639
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides information about the moon, star charts and monthly sky maps covering that which is visible each month in different hemispheres. Original.

Constellations

Author: Chris Sasaki
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402708008
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Explains what constellations are and how to look for them, and describes the appearance and origins of eighty-eight constellations from the northern and southern hemispheres, including the stories people of different cultures tell.

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope Southern Hemisphere Edition

Author: John A Read
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780999034644
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This special edition has been designed specifically for aspiring astronomers living south of the equator. This book explores the planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae observable from the southern hemisphere. Not only does this book illustrate how to observe, it also shows how each object appears through a small telescope!