Constellations

Author: Giles Sparrow
Publisher: Quercus
ISBN: 9781623650889
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Constellations is a guide to the night sky that focuses on these 88 distinctive patterns, revealing their often intriguing storiesâ??their origins, mythology, present-day significance, and the multitude of wondrous objects they contain. Complete with over 300 of the best astronomical images ever captured, a comprehensive introduction to the stars and other celestial phenomena, and a series of newly commissioned, state-of-the-art maps showing the stars that are visible from populated latitudes in both hemispheres throughout the year, this magnificent guide has all you need to know to become an expert stargazer. Step outside on a clear night, and the number of stars in the night sky can be overwhelming. Take a pair of binoculars or a small telescope with you, and a celestial vista of star clusters and clouds, knots of gas and dust, nearby planets and distant galaxies is revealed. Since ancient times, stargazers have made sense of the night sky by grouping its stars into constellationsâ??star patterns that often have symbolic or mythological meanings.

The Audubon Society field guide to the night sky

Author: Mark R. Chartrand
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN:
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A handbook for stargazers features hundreds of photographs and sky charts and discusses constellations, the phases of the moon, and the Northern and Southern skies, and provides month-by-month sky tours.

Night Sky

Author: Jonathan Poppele
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 1591936144
Format: PDF, Docs
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Stargazing is among the most peaceful and inspiring outdoor activities. Night Sky, the award-winning book by Jonathan Poppele, makes it more fun than ever! Take a simple approach to finding 62 constellations by focusing on one constellation at a time, instead of attempting to study dizzying charts. Start with the easy-to-find constellations during each season and work toward the more difficult ones. Better yet, you'll learn how to locate any constellation in relation to the Big Dipper, the North Star and the top of the sky. With two ways to locate each constellation, you'll know where in the sky to look and what to look for! Along the way, you'll be introduced to mythology, facts and tidbits, as well as details about the planets, solar system and more! As an added bonus, the book comes with a red-light flashlight for night reading.

Glow In The Dark Constellations

Author: C. E. Thompson
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 9780448412528
Format: PDF, ePub
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An innovative guide filled with glow-in-the-dark illustrations aids youngsters in locating more than thirty stars and star groups

Astronomie f r Dummies

Author: Stephen P. Maran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527687459
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Finden auch Sie die Weiten des Kosmos faszinierend und fragen sich, wie Wissenschaftler so viel über Objekte in unerreichbarer Ferne wissen können? "Astronomie für Dummies" bringt Ihnen die Weiten des Universums näher: Erkunden Sie unser Sonnensystem, ferne Galaxien und die Milchstraße. Lesen Sie wie in einem Krimi von schwarzen Löchern, dem Asteroidengürtel und der Entstehung des Universums. Außerdem gibt Stephen Maran viele Tipps zur richtigen Ausrüstung eines Astronomen. So können Sie schon bald selbst nach den Sternen greifen.

Easy Field Guide to the Arizona Night Sky

Author: Dan Heim
Publisher: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9780935810783
Format: PDF
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This guide is your map for a personal stargazing tour through the Arizona Night Sky. Included are the legends of the night sky from the region's Native American tribes.

Astronomie

Author: Ian Ridpath
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783831009930
Format: PDF
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Reich bebilderte und illustrierte Einführung in die Astronomie. Etwas Geschichte, dann das Universum (Struktur, Entstehung und weitere Entwicklung), Sterne und Galaxien, Sonnensystem, Orientierung am Himmel, kleine Anleitung zur Himmelsbeobachtung, Fernrohre und deren Montage, Hinweise zur Astrofotografie. Weiter auf kleinen Kartenausschnitten die 88 Sternbilder nebst kurzer Beschreibung auch ihres Umfeldes, Monatskarten des nördlichen und südlichen Sternhimmels. Ansprechend und preiswert, ansprechend auch für Jugendliche, gutes Bildmaterial (z.T. etwas klein, aber immer sehr deutlich), vorwiegend für visuell orientierte Leser. Empfohlen zur Bestandsergänzung, nicht dringend notwendig, wenn schon Titel vorhanden sind wie z.B. Adriana Rigutti (BA 12/04), Mark Emmerich (BA 4/05), Mark A. Garlick (BA 6/05) oder Margaret Penston (BA 10/05). (2)

50 Schl sselideen Astronomie und Kosmologie

Author: Joanne Baker
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3827429021
Format: PDF, Docs
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Eine Entdeckungsreise durch unser Universum – vom Urknall bis zur Astrobiologie. In 50 Schlüsselideen Astronomie und Kosmologie erklärt Joanne Baker klar und prägnant die wichtigen Konzepte, großen Entdeckungen und neuesten Theorien der Astronomen und Astrophysiker.

Peterson First Guide to Astronomy

Author: Jay M. Pasachoff
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395935422
Format: PDF
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A basic field guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars, constellations, and other bodies in outer space.