Stars and Planets

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 15, 1998 - Science - 502 pages
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Each guide employs the Peterson Identification system which pinpoints key field marks for quick recognition of species and easy comparisons of confusing look-alikes. Provide up-to-date range information.

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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 ... Read full review

Review: A Field Guide to Stars and Planets (Peterson Field Guides #15)

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Why is it that astronomers can chart the planet and such centuries ahead but then they put out a guide it is almost outdated on the issue date? Read full review


The Brightest Stars in the Sky
Angles in the Sky

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About the author (1998)

Donald H. Menzel was Director of Harvard College Observatory, Paine Professor of Practical Astronomy, and Professor of Astrophysics at Harvard University.

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