Field Guide to the Stars and Planets

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Houghton Mifflin, 1992 - Nature - 502 pages
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Provides information about stars and planets, including star maps.

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Good information just to darn small!

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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 when ... Read full review

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User Review  - haikupatriot - LibraryThing

A keeper, great info. NOTE: Cover says "UP TO DATE THROUGH 2010" Found out today that I have an earlier edition of this book. Plan to keep earlier edition. Read full review


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The Monthly Sky Maps 3
in Pathways in the Sky

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About the author (1992)

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.

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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