Night Sky

A Glow-in-the-Dark Guide to Prominent Stars and Constellations North of the Equator

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583550878

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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The Night Sky is the perfect, folding GLOW-IN-THE-DARK pocket reference to the night sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Guide highlights prominent constellations and stars that are visible with the naked eye from cities throughout North America. Simply shine a flashlight on the guide to illuminate the constellations and their names during summer or winter. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. This guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated constellation selection. Over 100,000 sold.

The Southern Night Sky

A Glow-in-the-Dark Guide to Prominent Stars and Constellations South of the Equator

Author: James Kavanagh,Waterford Press

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551684

Category: Nature

Page: 12

View: 425

The Southern Night Sky provides a simplified field reference to familiar stars and constellations. A durable folding guide format is great for use in the field, and allows any level of nature explorer to recognize and easily identify the most common constellations. This guide features glow in the dark constellations (flashlight illuminates the star charts).

A Walk Through the Southern Sky

A Guide to Stars, Constellations and Their Legends

Author: Milton Heifetz,Wil Tirion

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107698987

Category: Science

Page: 126

View: 8619

A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky. This book provides clear instructions on how to determine star sizes and the distances between stars, allowing readers to move easily between constellations. The budding astronomer is introduced to the mystery and wonder of the southern sky as the myths and legends of its stars and constellations are wondrously retold. The third edition of this magical book features a new moon map, an updated list of planet positions, additional illustrations and more realistic star maps. It is an invaluable and beautiful guide for beginner stargazers, both young and old.

Treasures of the Southern Sky

Author: Robert Gendler,Lars Lindberg Christensen,David Malin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781461406273

Category: Science

Page: 190

View: 5645

This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula, as well as the brilliant star cluster Pismis 24, the beautiful NGC 1532-1 pair of interacting galaxies and the radiant Toby Jug Nebula.

The Night Sky

A Folding Pocket Guide to the Moon, Stars, Planets and Celestial Events

Author: James Kavanagh,Waterford Press

Publisher: Pocket Naturalist Guide

ISBN: 9781620052808

Category: Education

Page: 1

View: 7927

A guide to viewing the moon, planets, constellations and celestial events during different seasons.

The Moon

A Folding Pocket Guide to the Moon, Its Surface Features, Phases and Eclipses

Author: James Kavanagh,Waterford Press

Publisher: Pocket Naturalist Guide

ISBN: 9781620052792

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 4072

The brightest and largest object in the night sky, the Moon is about 1/4 the diameter of Earth and is approximately 240,000 miles (385,000 km) distant. This folding pocket guide provides simplified reference to the Moon and its surface features, its phases (and how these affect gravitation on Earth), eclipses, myths and viewing hints. Detailed maps of the Moon highlight prominent craters, mountains ranges, seas, highlands and manned moon landing sites. Laminated for durability, this indispensable pocket reference is ideal for astronomers of all ages. Made in the USA.

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope (Southern Hemisphere Edition)

Author: John A Read

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999034644

Category: Nature

Page: 78

View: 1010

This special edition has been designed specifically for aspiring astronomers living south of the equator. This book explores the planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae observable from the southern hemisphere. Not only does this book illustrate how to observe, it also shows how each object appears through a small telescope!

The Glow-in-the-dark Night Sky Book

Author: Clint Hatchett

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780394891132

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

View: 4961

Star maps of the constellations with accompanying pictures of the characters and creatures the ancients imagined in the star groups and a brief story on each. The constellations glow in the dark.

A Journey In Other Worlds

Author: John Jacob Astor

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 132684850X

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 6044

'A Journey In Other Worlds' is a science fiction novel by John Jacob Astor IV, published in 1894. It offers a fictional account of life in the year 2000 and speculates about technological invention, including descriptions of a worldwide telephone network, solar power, air travel, space travel to the planets Saturn and Jupiter, and terraforming engineering projects — damming the Arctic Ocean, and adjusting the Earth's axial tilt. A work both of vision and fancy - Jupiter, for instance, proves to be a jungle world, with flesh-eating plants, vampire bats, giant snakes, mastodons and flying lizards - the novel is Astor's best known work. One of the richest people in the world in the early 20th century, Astor was tragically lost at sea in the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

To Mars via the Moon

An Astronomical Story

Author: Mark Wicks

Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises

ISBN: 162579035X

Category: Fiction

Page: 181

View: 7498

Now with an Historical Afterword by Ron MillerIncludes the original illustrations Featured in Ron Millers _The Conquest of Space Book Series.Ó This 1911 novel by Mark Wicks describes a journey to the moon and Mars in the anti-gravity spaceship Areonal. Heavily influenced by the work of Percival Lowell, the book is an accurate mirror of the popular interest in Mars at the time it was written. Contains the original illustrations, many of which were drawn by the author. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Celestial Delights

The Best Astronomical Events Through 2020

Author: Francis Reddy

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461406105

Category: Science

Page: 423

View: 3532

Celestial Delights is essentially a 'TV Guide' for teh sky. This will be its third edition. This title, which has aggregated sales of about 20,000 copies to date in its two previous editions and has found a niche with skygazers, is much awaited. Through extensive graphics integrated with an eight-year-long calendar of sky events, it provides a look at "don't miss" sky events, mostly for naked-eye and binocular observing. The book is organized by ease of observation - lunar phases and the brighter planets come first, while solar eclipses, the aurora, and comets come later. Celestial Delights also includes a hefty dose of sky lore, astronomical history, and clear overviews of current science. It provides a handy reference to upcoming naked-eye events, with information broken out in clear and simple diagrams and tables that are cross-referenced against a detailed almanac for each year covered. Most broad-ranging astronomy field guides focus on stars, constellations, and the deep sky, but tend to ignore planetary events, which are in by far the most widely observable aspects of the changing night sky. Celestial Delights puts a variety of information all in one place, presents it in a friendly way that does not require prior in-depth astronomical knowledge, but provides the context and historical background for understanding events that astronomical computer programs or web sites lack.

Natural History of Intellect

And Other Papers

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Publisher: N.A


Category: American essays

Page: 353

View: 1888

The Night Sky Companion

A Yearly Guide to Sky-Watching 2008-2009

Author: Tammy Plotner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387716092

Category: Science

Page: 671

View: 5553

The Night Sky Companion is a comprehensive guide to what can be explored in the heavens on a nightly basis. Designed to appeal to readers at all skill levels and involvement, it provides a digest for sky watchers interested in all-in-one-place information that includes history, current events, and of course interesting objects to be observed on any given day. It provides unaided eye observers an opportunity to view many objects or events as well as learn about their history, science and how just "looking up" can be rewarding. It is richly illustrated with finder maps and photographs.

100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky

From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

Author: Dean Regas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1507207816

Category: Science

Page: 224

View: 9034

A handy field guide for the optimum stargazing experience, whether you’re travelling, camping, or in your own backyard! The night sky is full of amazing things to see, from shooting stars and constellations, to planets and satellites, but it can be hard to tell what you’re seeing, or where to look for the best view. 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky lets you know what you can expect to see on any given night, whether you’re using a small telescope, or just your naked eye. 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky—especially for those south of the equator—includes background information on the makeup, appearance, and history of each celestial object, along with easy-to-follow instructions on the best way to catch a glimpse of these cosmic glories. With this helpful guide you’ll have the world on a string—or more precisely, the sky in your hands.

The Conduct of Life

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Publisher: N.A


Category: Conduct of life

Page: 288

View: 6941

A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed As a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology

Author: Richard Soule

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing


Category: English language

Page: 456

View: 9117

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.