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Publisher Comments:

A visual guide to the night sky viewed from around the world. The clearest and sharpest recognition guides to the natural world, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification of individual animals, plants, minerals, and other phenomena sure, simple, and straightforward. Authoritative text, hundreds of crystal-clear charts and photographs, and a simple, jargon-free approach make the Smithsonian Handbook of Stars and Planets the most accessible and comprehensive guide to observing the night sky, suitable both for beginners and experienced astronomers alike.

Synopsis:

Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy and accurate.

About the Author

Ian Ridpath is an avid amateur observer, whose writings and broadcasts have now established him as one of the world's leading authorities on astronomy. His articles have been published in newspapers and magazines all over the world.

Table of Contents

Universe — What is a star? — Star families and variable stars — Solar System — Celestial sphere — Star names and conventions — Observing the stars — Binoculars and telescopes — Astrophotography — Solar System: Sun — Mercury — Venus — Earth — Moon — Mars — Jupiter — Saturn — Uranus — Neptune — Pluto — Comets and meteors — Asteroids and meteorites — Constellations: constellations A-Z — Monthly sky guides: January — February — March — April — May — June — July — August — September — October — November — December.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789489883
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Manufactured by:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Author:
Ridpath, Ian
Location:
London
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Planets
Subject:
Stars
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Star Observation
Subject:
Science & Nature
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
American Paperback
Series:
Smithsonian Handbooks
Series Volume:
no. 02-03-039
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.20x5.90x.56 in. .94 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy and accurate.
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