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Collins How to Identify Night Sky

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

Series: Collins How to Identify Guides

By: Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion

256 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, 300 col illus, b/w illus, tabs

Harper Collins

Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #143992 | ISBN: 0007181647
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About this book

Covers everything that can be seen with the naked eye and binoculars, as well as what is visible using a small telescope. Sections describe how to observe and understand the objects that comprise the night sky, the moon, the movements of the stars and planets throughout the year and astronomical events and other phenomena, including meteors, comets, aurorae and deep - sky objects. The latest edition contains charts for the night sky from 2004-2008.

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Storm Dunlop, author of Gem Photoguide Weather, has written numerous other books and articles on both astronomy and meteorology. Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Meteorological Society, he also teaches adult education classes, and gives lectures and talks.Wil Tirion is the world's leading Uranographer and his charts have appeared in astronomy books all over the world.

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