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Peterson Field Guide to Stars and Planets

Field / Identification Guide
Series: Peterson Field Guides Volume: 15
By: Jay M Pasachoff(Author), Wil Tirion(Illustrator)
578 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, maps, tables
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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  • Peterson Field Guide to Stars and Planets ISBN: 9780395934319 Edition: 4 Paperback Dec 2000 Usually dispatched within 1 week
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The fourth edition of this best-selling field guide has been completely revised and updated to include the latest information from leading astronomical sources. All the time-sensitive material is new and valid through 2017: solar eclipses, phases of the moon, positions of the planets, and more. Twenty-four Monthly Sky Maps, all newly revised and in color, show exactly what you'll see when facing north or south in the night sky. Fifty-two Atlas Charts, also revised and in color, cover the entire sky, including close-ups of areas of special interest such as the Pleiades and the Orion Nebula. The hundreds of thousands of devoted users of the previous editions of Peterson Field Guide to Stars and Planets have been eagerly awaiting this new volume so they can continue to enjoy their hobby in the coming decades.

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Field / Identification Guide
Series: Peterson Field Guides Volume: 15
By: Jay M Pasachoff(Author), Wil Tirion(Illustrator)
578 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, maps, tables
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Media reviews

"Brimming with dazzling celestial photographs and timely astronomical information, the newly revised Peterson Field Guide to the Stars and Planets is a must-have resource for any amateur stargazer."
Country Living Gardener

"An excellent introduction to astronomy for beginners and a field guide for experts."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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