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Photo-Guide to the Constellations: A Self-Teaching Guide to Finding Your Way Around the Heavens

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Chris Kitchin

147 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #95027 | ISBN: 3540762035
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About this book

Shows photographs of how the sky really looks under a variety of different seeing conditions, from city outskirts to the almost-perfect skies deep in the countryside. Along with a detailed step-by-step guide to "star hopping" and other useful techniques, these make this an invaluable guide for all newcomers to astronomy.


Contents

Intoduction; Finding the Constellations: Introduction. Northern Hemisphere Observers. Southern Hemisphere Observers. Equitorial Observers; The Individual Constellations; The Sky Throughout the Year; Appendices; Index.

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