How to Identify ? The Night Sky

3.65 avg rating
( 23 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780007181643: How to Identify ? The Night Sky

An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night.

Designed as a comprehensive introduction for the beginner and those who want to find out more, How to Identify the Night Sky covers everything that can be seen with the naked eye and binoculars, as well as what is visible using a small telescope.

There are sections on how to observe and understand the objects that comprise the night sky, the moon, the movements of the stars and planets throughout the year and astronomical events.

The constellations are given a comprehensive treatment. For each one there is a chart, a photograph, a description of its features and history, the best dates and times of visibility, the mythological representation and a list of interesting objects.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Nothing is overlooked in terms of instructing the beginner how to develop an eye for the stars and planets. -- Burton Mail

From the Back Cover:

Collins How to Identify guides are designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to a subject. Here the night sky is divided into easy-to-follow sections. Once you can navigate your way around you can then identify what is visible in the sky on any given night during the year.

There are sections on how to observe and understand the objects that comprise the night sky, the moon, the movements of the stars and planets throughout the year and astronomical events and other phenomena, including meteors, comets, aurorae and deep-sky objects.

The constellations are given a comprehensive treatment. For each one there is a chart, a photograph, a description of its features and history, the best dates and times of visibility, and a list of interesting objects. This is the only guide to the night sky you will need.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Dunlop, Storm; Tirion, Wil
Published by Collins (2004)
ISBN 10: 0007181647 ISBN 13: 9780007181643
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007181647

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Storm Dunlop/ Wil Tirion
Published by Collins (2004)
ISBN 10: 0007181647 ISBN 13: 9780007181643
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 256 pages. 8.27x5.98x0.79 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0007181647

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
31.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Dunlop, Storm
Published by Collins (2004)
ISBN 10: 0007181647 ISBN 13: 9780007181643
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booked Again
(Summit, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-000-74-3435003

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
38.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.81
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Dunlop, Storm; Tirion, Wil
Published by Collins
ISBN 10: 0007181647 ISBN 13: 9780007181643
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0007181647 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1011051

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
48.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.90
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds