Stars and Planets

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 15, 1998 - Science - 502 pages
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Each guide employs the Peterson Identification system which pinpoints key field marks for quick recognition of species and easy comparisons of confusing look-alikes. Provide up-to-date range information.

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Good information, just to darn small!

User Review  - Overstock.com

This is a very small book (4.5" x 7.25). Very hard to read because the print is so small. I bought this book expecting charts that I could use, but in their small size, they are not practical for use ... Read full review

Review: A Field Guide to Stars and Planets (Peterson Field Guides #15)

User Review  - Don Gubler - Goodreads

Why is it that astronomers can chart the planet and such centuries ahead but then they put out a guide it is almost outdated on the issue date? Read full review

Contents

TABLES AND APPENDICES Tables
3
The Brightest Stars in the Sky
8
Angles in the Sky
11
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Jay Pasachoff is Professor of Astronomy at Williams College.

Donald H. Menzel is Director of Harvard College Observatory, Paine Professor of Practical Astronomy, and Professor of Astrophysics at Harvard University.

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