A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1983 - Science - 473 pages
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Provides detailed maps and charts and information about stars, nebulae, galaxies, the planets, comets, asteroids, and meteors

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Contents

A Tour of the Sky
20
Stars Nebulae and Galaxies
108
The Constellations
132
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About the author (1983)

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

Jay M. Pasachoff is Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy at Williams College and, having viewed 31 solar eclipses, is Chair of the Working Group on Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union.

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