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Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing, and this is your field guide to the night sky. Constellations are organized by season, and each entry features history, details and simple instructions for locating the constellation.
Stargazing is among the most peaceful and inspiring outdoor activities. Night Sky, the award-winning book by Jonathan Poppele, makes it more fun than ever Take a simple approach to finding 62 constellations by focusing on one constellation at a time, instead of attempting to study dizzying charts. Start with the easy-to-find constellations during each season and work toward the more difficult ones. Better yet, you'll learn how to locate any constellation in relation to the Big Dipper, the North Star, and the top of the sky. With two ways to locate each constellation, you'll know where in the sky to look and what to look for Along the way, you'll be introduced to mythology, facts, and tidbits, as well as details about the planets, solar system, and more As an added bonus, the book comes with a red-light flashlight for night reading.