The Easy Guide To The Night Sky

Author: Richard J. Bartlett
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530463466
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Written for the amateur astronomer who wants to discover more in the night sky, this book explores the constellations and reveals many of the highlights visible with just your eyes or binoculars. The highlights include: * The myths and legends associated with the stars * Bright stars and multiple stars * Star clusters * Nebulae * Galaxies Each constellation has its own star chart and almost all are accompanied by graphics depicting the highlights and binocular views of the best objects. Whether you're new to astronomy or are an experienced stargazer simply looking to learn more about the constellations, this book is an invaluable guide to the night sky and the stars to be found there. Praise for other books by Richard J. Bartlett: "Would recommend, nicely laid out and easy to follow sky guide. Sensible and clear advice. I have a small scope and this books helped me enjoy it much more." by Dan M., on January 30, 2016 reviewing "Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope" "This is my third book from Mr. Bartlett and this one is as good as the others. I recommend it to all the beginners in my astronomy club." By Darren C. Bly on August 15, 2015 reviewing "2016: The Night Sky Sights" "Lots of wonderful information. A great reference guide and easy to follow. Every star gazer should have one with them" - By janine on November 18, 2015 reviewing "2015 An Astronomical Year" "This is a superb book, well laid out and easy to follow even if you are a complete novice or keen astronomer." by mr Fletcher on October 26, 2014 reviewing "The Astronomical Almanac, 2015-2019"

The Stargazer S Guide To The Night Sky

Author: Dr. Jason Lisle
Editor: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 0890516413
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National Geographic Backyard Guide To The Night Sky 2nd Edition

Author: Andrew Fazekas
Editor: National Geographic
ISBN: 1426220154
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Explore the star-studded cosmos with this fully updated, user-friendly skywatcher's guide, filled with charts, graphics, photographs, and expert tips for viewing -- and understanding -- the wonders of space. Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers. In these inviting pages, "Night Sky Guy" Andrew Fazekas takes an expert but easygoing approach that will delight would-be astronomers of all levels. Essential information, organized logically, brings the solar system, stars, and planets to life in your own backyard. Start with the easiest constellations and then "star-hop" across the night sky to find others nearby. Learn about the dark side of the moon, how to pick Mars out of a planetary lineup, and which kinds of stars twinkle in your favorite constellations. Hands-on tips and techniques for observing with the naked eye, binoculars, or a telescope help make the most out of sightings and astronomical phenomena such as eclipses and meteor showers. Photographs and graphics present key facts in an easy-to-understand format, explaining heavenly phenomena such as black holes, solar flares, and supernovas. Revised to make skywatching even easier for the whole family, this indispensable guide shines light on the night sky--truly one of the greatest shows on Earth!

2021 Guide To The Night Sky A Month By Month Guide To Exploring The Skies Above North America

Author: Storm Dunlop
Editor: Collins
ISBN: 9780008399771
File Size: 50,99 MB
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This is the ideal resource for beginners and experienced stargazers in the United States and Canada, and has been updated to include new and practical information covering events occurring in North America's night sky throughout 2021. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon. Designed specifically for North America. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Content includes: * Advice on where to start looking. * Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see. * Positions of the moon and visible planets. * Details of objects and events in 2021. * Now in three editions: Britain and Ireland; North America; Southern Hemisphere.

Night Sky

Author: Jonathan Poppele
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ISBN: 9781591932291
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Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing, and this is your field guide to the night sky. Constellations are organized by season, and each entry features history, details and simple instructions for locating the constellation.

Half Hours With The Stars A Plain And Easy Guide To The Knowledge Of The Constellations

Author: Richard Anthony Proctor
Editor: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465514899
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"Showing, in 12 maps, the position of the principal star-groups night after night throughout the year, with introduction and a separate explanation of each map. True for every year."--T.p.

The Stargazer S Guide To The Night Sky

Author: Dr. Jason Lisle
Editor: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 1614581940
File Size: 26,52 MB
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Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God’s Creation. Lisle designed Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky for everyone from young students to amateur astronomers. In it you will: Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars Discover how to choose the best telescope for you Find 150 stunning, full-color star-charts and other easy to use illustrations for success “How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do I find Saturn? What sorts of objects can be seen with binoculars?” These questions and many more are easily answered with the helpful tips and basic understanding of astronomy presented in this book. Create or expand the hobby of stargazing; an outdoor, educational hobby to enjoy with friends or family. Regardless of your circumstances and the economy, you will always be able to marvel at the beauty of our night sky.

Constellations For Kids

Author: Kelsey Johnson
Editor: Rockridge Press
ISBN: 9781646119684
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Discover the stars and explore constellations--a kid-friendly guide to navigating the sky Over thousands of years, stargazers have noticed shapes in the stars, also called constellations. Different cultures have seen mythical animals and heroes within these constellations, and many travelers have used the stars as a guide for their journeys. This book will show young astronomers how to read the night sky as they discover more than 20 unique constellations. From Canis Major to Cassiopeia, each constellation includes easy-to-check sky maps with bright illustrations and guidance on the direction and how high from the horizon you'll need to look. You'll also find step-by-steps on how to use other stars to guide the way, plus a look at the mythology behind each constellation. Constellations for Kids includes: Reach for the stars--A brief intro to the night sky covers the basics you need to know to understand how to find the constellations. Connect the dots--Find each constellation with ease using tables telling you where to look, maps with simple illustrations, and easy steps linking other stars to lead the way. Stellar stories--Did you know Lyra is the only Greek constellation that is a musical instrument? Explore cool celestial facts and fantastic mythology. Discover the stories written in the stars with this fun exploration of our constellations.

Easy Field Guide To The Arizona Night Sky

Author: Dan Heim
Editor: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9780935810783
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This guide is your map for a personal stargazing tour through the Arizona Night Sky. Included are the legends of the night sky from the region's Native American tribes.

Easy Field Guide To The Southwestern Night Sky

Author: Dan Heim
Editor: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9780935810622
File Size: 47,71 MB
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"The sky charts included are accurate for observers in Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas"--Page 1.

The Easy Guide To Repertory Grids

Author: Devi Jankowicz
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470871458
File Size: 74,18 MB
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A user-friendly introduction to the powerful mental mapping tool of repertory grid technique. Repertory grid technique is a system for identifying, in detail, what you or anyone else really thinks about an issue. You can use it as a tool for personal discovery, as a device for team building activities, or as a problem-solving aid. Written as a DIY guide, with a friendly expert sitting beside you, this book will teach you the technique of repertory grids step by step. Here you'll find all the information you need, alongside lots of worked examples and helpful exercises that you can use to check your understanding. The answers are in the back! If you want additional practice and resources a website that supports this book can be found at www.wiley.co.uk/easyguide Professor Devi Jankowicz is one of the leading authorities on occupational applications of personal construct theory and repertory grid technique. He has written this guide for psychology students and researchers; education students; personnel practitioners; as well as managers in the workplace. "This book's title may seem a contradiction in terms to readers who have seen the repertory grid as dauntingly complex. However, the book lives up to its title in being a very user-friendly introduction to the technique, written in a chatty style, and including numerous practical exercises, mostly not requiring use of computer software." - David Winter University of Hertfordshire and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Backyard Guide To The Night Sky

Author: Howard Schneider
Editor: National Geographic Society
ISBN: 9781426205385
File Size: 52,99 MB
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Volume packed full of information that illuminates key astronomical concepts along side the history and legends surrounding the stars and planets.

Exploring The Night Sky

Author: Terence Dickinson
Editor: Camden East, Ont. : Camden House
ISBN: 9780920656648
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A basic guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars.

Stargazing For Beginners

Author: WILL. GATER
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ISBN: 9780241440599
File Size: 75,67 MB
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Discover the wonders of the Universe with this complete introduction to observing and understanding the night sky. This practical guide explains and demystifies stargazing, teaching you to recognize different kinds of objects and showing you how they move through the sky over the course of the night and the year. It shows you how to understand and enjoy the cosmos, building your practical astronomy skills from the basics to more advanced techniques. Beginning with an explanation of the Universe itself - how big is it, what shape is it, how old is it, and will it end? - it then takes you on a tour around the night sky, building up your knowledge in simple stages. Practical advice begins with naked-eye observations, then illustrated step-by-step instructions show you how to set up and use binoculars and telescopes, and how to take your own pictures of the night sky. It also lets you take a closer look at the different objects you can view in the night sky, telling you how to train your eye to recognize basic patterns of stars (constellations) and how to tell planets apart from other celestial bodies, showing you how to observe them in an innovative step-by-step way. An atlas of the night sky is also included, with charts that can be used in both the northern and southern hemispheres throughout the year. Accessible, inspirational, and authoritative, Stargazing for Beginners will enthuse and inform anyone who wants to expand their knowledge of the night sky.

2021 Guide To The Night Sky Southern Hemisphere A Month By Month Guide To Exploring The Skies Above Australia New Zealand And South Africa

Author: Storm Dunlop
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008399808
File Size: 65,85 MB
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A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2021.

An Easy Introduction To The Constellations

Author: Richard J. Bartlett
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781532989186
File Size: 25,51 MB
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***This book includes both The Easy Guide to the Night Sky and Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope in a single volume - save 33% by buying one title instead of two!*** Written for the amateur astronomer who wants to discover more in the night sky, this book explores the constellations, reveals many of the highlights visible with just your eyes and binoculars and includes over sixty easy-to-find sights for small telescopes. Highlights include: * The myths and legends associated with the stars * Bright stars and multiple stars * Star clusters * Nebulae * Galaxies Each constellation has its own star chart and almost all are accompanied by depictions of the highlights and binocular views of the best objects. For the small telescope sights, each object has its own page which includes a map, a view of the area through your finderscope and a depiction of the object through the eyepiece. There's also a realistic description of every object based upon the author's own notes written over years of observations, useful tips and tricks designed to make your start in astronomy easier and pages to record your observations. Whether you're new to astronomy or are an experienced stargazer simply looking to learn more about the constellations, this book is an invaluable guide to the night sky and the sights to be found there. Praise for other books by Richard J. Bartlett: "Would recommend, nicely laid out and easy to follow sky guide. Sensible and clear advice. I have a small scope and this books helped me enjoy it much more." by Dan M., on January 30, 2016 reviewing "Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope" "This is my third book from Mr. Bartlett and this one is as good as the others. I recommend it to all the beginners in my astronomy club." By Darren C. Bly on August 15, 2015 reviewing "2016: The Night Sky Sights" "Lots of wonderful information. A great reference guide and easy to follow. Every star gazer should have one with them" - By janine on November 18, 2015 reviewing "2015 An Astronomical Year" "This is a superb book, well laid out and easy to follow even if you are a complete novice or keen astronomer." by mr Fletcher on October 26, 2014 reviewing "The Astronomical Almanac, 2015-2019"

Stephen James O Meara S Observing The Night Sky With Binoculars

Author: Stephen James O'Meara
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521721709
File Size: 63,64 MB
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Useful guide and reference for amateur astronomers exploring the night sky through handheld binoculars.

2020 Guide To The Night Sky Southern Hemisphere A Month By Month Guide To Exploring The Skies Above Australia New Zealand And South Africa

Author: Storm Dunlop
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008354987
File Size: 66,74 MB
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EXPANDED AND REVISED A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2020.

A Beginner S Star Book

Author: Edgar Gardner Murphy
Editor:
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Thoroughly revised by Maud King Murphy, and with charts of the moon, tables of the planets, and star maps on a new plan, inclu ding seventy illustrations.