The Constellations

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Doubleday, 1988 - Science - 411 pages
Explains the history, mythology, and science that make up the discipline of astronomy. Every constellation, from Andromeda to Virgo, is discussed and every important star, from Betelgeuse to Sirius, is explored.

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This book combines several different methods of discussing the constellations and offers hints for locating them and some of their more notable stars. Further, it gives the mythological background for ... Read full review


ONE Two Bears and a Dragon
TWO Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
THREE Other Polar Pictures

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