Primer for Star Gazers

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Gramercy Publishing Company, 1989 - Science - 334 pages
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Presents a star calendar complete with one hundred sky pictures indicating the location of the various stars and constellations

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Contents

THE FIXED STARS
5
MAPPING THE NORTHERN SKY
15
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
21
Copyright

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AA—face above the horizon Accent Advanced Star-Gazers Albireo Aldebaran Algol Alphecca ALPHERATZ Altair Andromeda Andromeda Galaxy Antares Aquarius Arcturus Auriga below the horizon Betelgeuse Big Dipper binoculars book until bright star brightest brilliant Calendar Canes Venatici Canis Major CANIS MINOR Capella Capricornus Cassiopeia Castor and Pollux Cebalrai Celestial Pole Centaurus Cepheid variable Cepheus Cetus Chart 91 Chertan cloud Cluster Coma Berenices constellation CORONA BOREALIS cosmic dust Cygnus Deneb Denebola diagonal line nearest diameter distance Draco earth Easy Groups Equuleus Eridanus ETAMIN far-southerners Fomalhaut Galaxy Gemini globular clusters Groups for Advanced Groups for Beginners Grus Half Easy Groups halfway between east Hercules horizon hour Hour-and-Date Diagram Hyades Hydra imagine them lowered kite Kochab Leo Minor Libra light light-years line AA line BB line CC Little Dipper look lowered until luminosity Lynx MARKAB Meteor Showers Milky Mirach Monoceros Mount Wilson Observatory naked eye Nebula night north sky circle northeast Northern Crown northwest Observatory Ophiuchus Orion overhead Pegasus Perseids Perseus photograph picture Pisces Pleiades Polaris PRIMER FOR STAR-GAZERS Procyon raise the book rhymes Rigel Sagittarius Scorpius Serpens Sextans Sheliak Sickle Sirius southeast southwest specified Spica Square of Pegasus star maps star-gazers strange stars Taurus Teapot telescopes United States-Canadian border Vega vertical Virgo Virgo Triangle wandering planets Yacht Yerkes Observatory Zeus Zodiac Zosma

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