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Dorling Kindersley Limited, May 1, 2008 - Science - 300 pages
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Showing you what others only tell you. Discover the history and origins of the universe and observe the stars and galaxies with over 100 star charts and profiles of all 88 constellations. Includes a month-by-month guide to highlights of the night sky. Perfect for any enthusiast this is the definitive visual guide to enjoying and appreciating astronomy.

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User Review  - amarcobio - LibraryThing

As most Eyewitness Companion guides I've read, this is a very nice book written by an expert and loaded with beautiful pictures and graphs. Read full review

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User Review  - hyarrowen - LibraryThing

One of the best and clearest sky guides I've come across, and a beautiful book in its own right. Read full review

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Ian Ridpath has been a full time writer, broadcaster, and lecturer on astronomy since 1972, having previously worked at the university of London Observatory. A fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, he is the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy and Norton's Star Atlas. Ian has written or edited over 40 books, including several guides to the night sky. His writing has also appeared in newspapers and magazines throughout the world.

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