Complete Guide to the Constellations: The Starwatcher's Essential Guide to the 88 Constellations, Their Myths and Symbols

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Duncan Baird Publishers, 2005 - Constellations - 176 pages
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'The Complete Guide to the Constellations' is a highly original, fully illustrated guide to the night sky, combining astronomy, myth and symbolism in equal measure. A practical guide to identifying the constellations and the stars that comprise them, it brings star-watching vividly to life by conveying the rich symbolic significance that the heavens assumed in antiquity. Signpost charts and full-sky maps make star navigation easy. Assuming no prior knowledge of astronomy, the book concentrates on features that can be made out with the naked eye or binoculars.

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Geoffrey Cornelius is an expert and consultant in the science of astrology and the author of The Moment of Astrology. He is a former editor of the journal Astrology. Paul Devereux is internationally respected for his archaeological studies in relation to the heavens. He is the author of Secrets of Ancient and Sacred Places.

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