Explore the Universe Guide

Brenda Shaw
Item #81371

From the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, this introductory guide to astronomy is a must-have for any space enthusiast or amateur astronomer.
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Description

If you're interested in astronomy, but don't know where to start, this book is the perfect guide to help you learn the basics.  This illustrated book provides information about astronomical coordinates, constellations, eclipses, the Moon, major and minor planets, comets and more. 

You'll learn:

  • How to use constellations and asterisms to navigate the night sky
  • Where to look for planets, minor planets and comets
  • Phases of the moon and identifiable regions on the moon's surface
  • How to read star charts
  • What causes eclipses
  • And much more!

 

Author: Brenda Shaw
Size: 6"x9"
Pages: 74
Table of Contents
  • Finding Your Way Around the Sky
  • Star-Hopping Around the Constellations
  • The Moon
  • Reading Sky Charts and Star Hopping with Binoculars
  • The Solar System
  • Deep-Sky Objects
  • Stars
  • Resources for Beginning Observers
  • Maps of the Night Sky
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