Stars and planets

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Publisher:
Princeton University Press,
Pub. Date:
2001.
Edition:
Fully rev. and expanded ed.
Language:
English
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Authoritative text, charts and diagrams, photographs, and a systematic approach make DK's Smithsonian Handbooks: Stars and Planets the most comprehensive and concise pocket guide to observing the night sky.

Each planet is illustrated and described in detail, with location charts and diagrams and a month-by-month guide to interesting features of the night sky. All 88 constellations are examined, along with objects they contain, such as notable stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. For those new to astronomy, a highly visual introduction explains many basic concepts and offers expert advice on the best methods and equipment for observation.

This book is one of a series covering plants, animals, and other natural phenomena from around the world and is published in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

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9780789435606
9780691089126
9780691089133
9780789489883
97806911355644
9780789435217
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subject_facet Astronomy, Astronomy -- Observers' manuals, Planets, Planets -- Observers' manuals, Stars, Stars -- Observers' manuals
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