Exploring the Starry Sky

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Cambridge University Press, Dec 4, 2003 - Nature - 24 pages
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Exploring the Starry Sky is the perfect guide for anyone interested in stargazing for the first time. With large, colourful, and easy-to-use star maps, it contains simple directions for finding all of the major stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. For each season, two star charts show all the major sights that can be seen from suburban or rural locations, and more detailed maps spotlight special regions of interest. Easy to use and fun, Exploring the Starry Sky is an enjoyable introduction to sky-watching for every beginner.

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Robert Burnham is a freelance astronomy writer based in Wisconsin, USA

Wil Tirion is the world's foremost designer of astronomical maps, based in The Netherlands.

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