The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky
New Leaf Publishing Group, 2012 - 240 páginas
Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God’s Creation.
Lisle designed Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky for everyone from young students to amateur astronomers. In it you will:Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and starsDiscover how to choose the best telescope for youFind 150 stunning, full-color star-charts and other easy to use illustrations for success
“How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do I find Saturn? What sorts of objects can be seen with binoculars?” These questions and many more are easily answered with the helpful tips and basic understanding of astronomy presented in this book.
Create or expand the hobby of stargazing; an outdoor, educational hobby to enjoy with friends or family. Regardless of your circumstances and the economy, you will always be able to marvel at the beauty of our night sky.
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For those Who Love the Night Sky!Comentário do usuário - WriterRani - Christianbook.com
I thought this book had wonderful pictures and information. My son and I had fun looking at the book together. We learned about the analema, Haley’s Comet, eclipses, sun dogs, and moon dogs. I know ... Ler resenha completa
Staring At The SkyComentário do usuário - 247mama - Christianbook.com
Apple & Speedy are so interested in the solar system and sky right now. We went to a planetarium at the very beginning of this school year, and they have been "researching" the sky since. This is one ... Ler resenha completa
1 Motions in the Sky Basic
2 Motions in the Sky Advanced
3 Understanding the Eye
4 Astronomy with the Unaided Eye
5 Celestial Events
6 Telescope Basics
7 Telescope Observing Sessions