The Stargazer’s Guide is an accessible astronomy guide to the history, science, and myth of the night sky, perfect for anyone entranced by the stars. Guiding readers through what there is to see in the sky, why it’s interesting, and how previous generations viewed and interpreted it, expert stargazer Emily Winterburn entertains and informs with this fun, accessible, and appealing look at the beauty of the heavens.
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Have you ever found yourself looking up at the starry night, wondering and wanting to know more?
Congratulations! You're a stargazer.
Unlike its more scientific sister astronomy, stargazing requires no equipment—except perhaps something comfortable to sit on and a star map. The Stargazer's Guide provides these maps and shows you what there is to see in the sky, why it's interesting, and how previous generations viewed and interpreted it. Organized by month, The Stargazer's Guide takes you through the night sky's stories—mythological, historical, and scientific—offering simple diagrams that enable you to easily identify the constellations. Let expert stargazer Emily Winterburn enthrall you with true stories of romantic and scientific endeavors, and mythic tales of beasts and battles that led to the naming of the stars. With this enchanting, accessible, and fun guide to the heavens, you'll discover and revel in the beauty and wonder of the night sky.About the Author:
As the curator of Astronomy at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Emily Winterburn was responsible for one of the world's most important astronomy collections. She has written for the BBC and Astronomy Now magazine and has appeared on the BBC's What the Ancients Did for Us, the Channel 4 News, and In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg. She lives in Yorkshire, England, with her husband and two children and works at the Leeds University History of Science Museum.
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