The Stars: A New Way to See Them
Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky, this classic book makes H. A. Rey's passion for astronomy evident on every page.
Second edition updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter half of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, including sections on earth-asteroid collisions, black holes, supernovas, the Kuiper Belt (asteroid belt beyond Neptune), Pluto's reclassification, and how the moon was formed.
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I cannot tell you how simple this book makes star gazing! People attending my star gazing presentations marveled at how easy it was to locate stars and constellations because of this book. Read full review
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9 pm Aldebaran Altair Andromeda appear archer Arcturus astronomer belt Betelgeuse Big Dipper bluish white bright stars brighter brightest stars Bull Calendar Charts Capella Cassiopeia celestial equator celestial pole Centaur Cepheus constellations DATES & HOURS Deneb Deneb in Swan distance earth earth's axis east ecliptic equinox Eridanus farther figure Fomalhaut four minutes galaxy globe going Herdsman horizon Ist-mag JUNE Jupiter Kuiper belt latitude light-years Lion Little look luminous meridian midn miles Milky million moon moon's night northern orbit order of brightness Orion overhead Pegasus planets Pleiades pm AUG pm SEPT pm-midn Polaris Pole Star Pollux Procyon Regulus Rigel rises rotation Scorpion seen serp Serpent Holder shape sidereal day Sirius solar day solar system Southern Fish Spica stargazer stars are visible Summer Triangle sun's telescope Twins Vega in Lyre Virgin visible at lat watch Water Carrier Whale yellowish zodiac