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Monthly Sky Guide - 5th edition

Monthly Sky Guide (ISBN10: 0521667712; ISBN13: 9780521667715)
ISBN13: 978-0521667715
ISBN10: 0521667712

Summary: Including the latest star data from the Hipparcos satellite, The Monthly Sky Guide offers a clear and current introduction to the skies of the northern hemisphere for beginners of all ages. The fifth edition of Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion's famous guide is updated to include all planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2004. Organized by each month of the year, this accessible handbook helps readers identify constellations, star clusters, ne
bulae, galaxies, and meteor showers; to plot the movement of planets; and to witness solar and lunar eclipses. Most of the features discussed are visible to the naked eye, and all can be seen with a small telescope or binoculars.

Ian Ridpath's engaging text is infectious and inspires readers to discover the wonders of the night sky for themselves. Once out under the stars, readers will find Wil Tirion's skill in celestial cartography to be an ideal guide. This incredible combination accounts for the amazing success of this book, edition after edition.
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Summary: Including the latest star data from the Hipparcos satellite, The Monthly Sky Guide offers a clear and current introduction to the skies of the northern hemisphere for beginners of all ages. The fifth edition of Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion's famous guide is updated to include all planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2004. Organized by each month of the year, this accessible handbook helps readers identify constellations, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and meteor showers; to plot the movement of planets; and to witness solar and lunar eclipses. Most of the features discussed are visible to the naked eye, and all can be seen with a small telescope or binoculars.

Ian Ridpath's engaging text is infectious and inspires readers to discover the wonders of the night sky for themselves. Once out under the stars, readers will find Wil Tirion's skill in celestial cartography to be an ideal guide. This incredible combination accounts for the amazing success of this book, edition after edition. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 5TH 99
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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