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Constellations of the Night Sky

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Large, double-page illustrations introduce stargazers of all ages to 22 major constellations, among them Aquarius, the water bearer; Orion, the hunter; Gemini, the twins; as well as Canis Major, Taurus, and Leo. Accompanying text relates mythological story behind each constellation's name and identifies its principal stars.

Synopsis:

Double-page-spread illustrations introduce young stargazers to 20 major constellations, including Aquarius the water bearer, Orion the hunter, Gemini the twins, and Aries the Ram. Accompanying text relates the mythological story behind each constellation's name and identifies principal stars. Sky charts show generalized positions of the constellations in the Northern hemisphere during summer and winter.

Synopsis:

Large, double-page illustrations introduce stargazers of all ages to 22 major constellations, among them Aquarius, the water bearer; Orion, the hunter; Gemini, the twins; as well as Canis Major, Taurus, and Leo. Accompanying text relates mythological story behind each constellation's name and identifies its principal stars.

Table of Contents

1. "Aquarius, The Water Bearer"

2. "Pisces, The Fish"

3. "Aries, The Ram"

4. "Taurus, The Bull"

5. "Gemini, The Twins"

6. "Cancer, The Crab"

7. "Leo, The Lion"

8. "Virgo, The Virgin"

9. "Libra, The Scales"

10. "Scorpio, The Scorpion"

11. "Sagittarius, The Archer"

12. "Capricorn, The Sea Goat"

13. "Canis Major, The Great Dog"

14. "Orion, The Hunter"

15. "Aquila, The Eagle"

16. "Andromeda, The Chained Princess"

17. "Lyra, The Lyre"

18. "Ursa Major, The Great Bear (The Big Dipper) and Ursa Minor, The Lesser Bear (The Little Dipper)"

19. "Carina, The Keel of the Great Ship Argo"

20. "Centaurus, The Centaur"

21. "Boötes, The Herdsman"

22. "Perseus, The Hero"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486426488
Author:
Lafontaine, Bruce
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
LaFontaine, Bruce
Author:
Coloring Books
Subject:
Activity Books
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Activity Books - General
Subject:
Science & Nature - Astronomy
Subject:
Childrens Science
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Nature Coloring Book
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.42 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Double-page-spread illustrations introduce young stargazers to 20 major constellations, including Aquarius the water bearer, Orion the hunter, Gemini the twins, and Aries the Ram. Accompanying text relates the mythological story behind each constellation's name and identifies principal stars. Sky charts show generalized positions of the constellations in the Northern hemisphere during summer and winter.
"Synopsis" by ,
Large, double-page illustrations introduce stargazers of all ages to 22 major constellations, among them Aquarius, the water bearer; Orion, the hunter; Gemini, the twins; as well as Canis Major, Taurus, and Leo. Accompanying text relates mythological story behind each constellation's name and identifies its principal stars.
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