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Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This Golden Guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including:

Charts of the major constellations

Tables to help locate the planets

Up-to-date explanations of meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects

Ideal for classroom use, to take along on vacations, and for use at home.

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including:

· Charts of the major constellations

· Tables to help locate the planets

· Up-to-date explanations of meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects

Stars is ideal for classroom use.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press have been updated and revised to revitalize the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Synopsis:

Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This Golden Guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including:

Charts of the major constellations

Tables to help locate the planets

Up-to-date explanations of meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects

Ideal for classroom use, to take along on vacations, and for use at home.

Synopsis:

This field guide to the sky provides charts, tables, and instructions for the amateur astronomer on how, where, and when to observe stars, constellations, and planets. Also discusses meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects.

About the Author

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582381572
ill.:
Irving, James Gordon
ill.:
Irving, James Gordon,
Illustrator:
Irving, James Gordon
Author:
Baker, Robert H.
Author:
Irving, James Gordon
Author:
Zim, Herbert S.
Author:
Zim, Herbert Spencer
Author:
Chartrand, Mark R.
Author:
Irving, James G.
Publisher:
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Stars
Subject:
Star Observation
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed. /
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press
Series Volume:
3326
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes full color illustrations throug
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6 x 4.11 x 0.32 in

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Product details 160 pages Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press - English 9781582381572 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This Golden Guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including:

Charts of the major constellations

Tables to help locate the planets

Up-to-date explanations of meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects

Ideal for classroom use, to take along on vacations, and for use at home.

"Synopsis" by , This field guide to the sky provides charts, tables, and instructions for the amateur astronomer on how, where, and when to observe stars, constellations, and planets. Also discusses meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects.
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