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StarFinder for Beginners By Maggie Aderin-Pocock

StarFinder for Beginners by Maggie Aderin-Pocock

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StarFinder for Beginners by Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Turn your eyes to the skies for this starry-eyed spectacular!

Take this practical page-turner on your out-of-this-world adventure to experience cosmic wonders, key constellations, and intergalactic information.??

Packed with crystal-clear visuals, easy-to-read maps, and top tips, you'll have no problems navigating the starry night with this indispensable guide. Discover the most important constellations visible in the Northern Hemisphere, read the amazing stories behind each constellation, recognise the constellations of the zodiac, and experience the Milky Way as never before. Learn how to spot planets, galaxies, and nebulas in our Universe, as mind-blowing patterns in the sky are revealed in unprecedented detail.

With a foreword by British space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock and a glow-in-the-dark night-sky viewer included, StarFinder For Beginners is the total package for budding astronomers and rising stars everywhere.

StarFinder for Beginners Reviews

This guide to star spotting is ideal if you want to know how to identify what you see in the sky. * The Week Junior *

Table of Contents

  • 1: Foreword
  • 2: The Night Sky
    • 1: Constellations
    • 2: The celestial sphere
    • 3: Star movement
    • 4: Stargazing tips
  • 3: Route 1: The Plough to Leo
    • 1: The Plough
    • 2: Ursa Major
    • 3: Cigar Galaxy
    • 4: Polaris
    • 5: Ursa Minor
    • 6: Booetes
    • 7: Canes Venatici
    • 8: Whirlpool Galaxy
    • 9: Corona Borealis
    • 10: Leo
    • 11: Review route one
    • 12: Find the constellations
  • 4: Route 2: Orion to the Pleiades
    • 1: Orion
    • 2: Orion Nebula
    • 3: Canis Major
    • 4: Canis Minor
    • 5: Winter Triangle
    • 6: Gemini
    • 7: Taurus
    • 8: Crab Nebula
    • 9: The Pleiades
    • 10: Review route two
    • 11: Find the constellations
  • 5: Route 3: Cassiopeia to Aries
    • 1: Cassiopeia
    • 2: Cepheus
    • 3: Perseus
    • 4: Andromeda
    • 5: Andromeda Galaxy
    • 6: Pegasus
    • 7: Stephan's Quintet
    • 8: Aries
    • 9: Review route three
    • 10: Find the constellations
  • 6: Route 4: Cygnus to Serpens Caput
    • 1: Cygnus
    • 2: Lyra
    • 3: Ring Nebula
    • 4: Aquila
    • 5: Summer Triangle
    • 6: Ophiuchus
    • 7: Serpens Cauda
    • 8: Serpens Caput
    • 9: Messier 5
    • 10: Review route four
    • 11: Find the constellations
  • 7: Among the Stars
    • 1: The Moon
    • 2: The Milky Way
    • 3: Planet spotting
    • 4: Shooting stars
  • 8: Glossary
  • 9: Index
  • 10: Acknowledgments

Additional information

GOR008820649
9780241286838
0241286832
StarFinder for Beginners by Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2017-10-05
128
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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