The Stargazer's Handbook

From the craters of the Moon to the a long way reaches of Orion, The Stargazer's Handbook will enable you discover house with out leaving the comforts of Earth. All you wish are a couple of binoculars and a transparent evening sky to event the wonders of the universe.
This booklet will take you on a trip via house, starting with our personal moon and neighboring planets sooner than exploring the attention-grabbing attractions of deep space-from hypergiant suns and stellar nurseries to blazing nebulae and swirling galaxies. every one big name, planet, or constellation is absolutely illustrated and followed by way of an annotated famous person map, in addition to close-up photographs that zoom in on components of interest.
Featuring updated details at the most recent medical discoveries, per thirty days sky maps for either northern and southern hemispheres, historical past and mythology of all 88 constellations and the reason at the back of the names of stars and constellations, The Stargazer's guide will absolutely equip you with the instruments to navigate-and understand-the evening sky.

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