Stars & Planets

Stars & Planets

A Viewer's Guide

Book - 1998
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When you stare into the night sky, what do you see? Can you identify the constellations? Do you know what causes shooting stars, meteor streams, and other matter from outer space? With over 176 pages of fascinating text, fabulous maps, special charts, and photos of objects--some invisible to the naked eye--this travel guide to space will take you into orbit. Explore our galaxy and the infinity of galaxies beyond--you'll see how stars appear from different geographical latitudes, as well as the constellations Andromeda, Cassiopeia, Ursas Major and Minor, and many more. 27 sky charts each contain at least two detailed descriptions of especially interesting objects to observe with binoculars or a telescope. Precise data alerts you to the most important astronomical events that will occur in the coming years. These crystal-clear color images of planets, star systems, and nebulae will send you dashing to the telescope to look for your own discoveries. 176 pages (all in color), 8 5/8 x 8 5/8. Deluxe Paperback with flaps .
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c1998.
ISBN: 9780806999067
0806999063
Branch Call Number: 520 Roth 1998
Characteristics: 176 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: Sterne und Planeten

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