Knack Night Sky: Decoding the Solar System, from Constellations to Black Holes

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Rowman & Littlefield, Jul 13, 2010 - Science - 256 pages
Knack Night Sky is an ode to the solar system in its awe-inspiring complexity. This book shows you ways to find stars, constellations, and other celestial objects, photos, comets, and meteor showers from the past and comets and meteor showers to come.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Stargazing Maximization
12
Chapter 3 Decoding the Night Sky
24
Chapter 4 The Milky Way
36
Chapter 5 Northern Hemisphere
48
Chapter 6 Southern Hemisphere
60
Chapter 7 The Moon
72
Chapter 8 Planets
84
Chapter 9 Stars
96
Chapter 14 Deep Sky FallWinter
156
Chapter 15 Deep Sky SpringSummer
168
Chapter 16 Comets
180
Chapter 17 Meteoroids Asteroids
192
Chapter 18 Eclipses
204
Chapter 19 Auroras
216
Chapter 20 Resources
228
Glossary
232

Chapter 10 Former Stars
108
Chapter 11 Star of Stars
120
Chapter 12 Constellations
132
Chapter 13 Zodiac Constellations
144
Photo Credits
236
Index
242
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Nicholas Nigro is the author of The Everything Success Book, The Everything Collectibles Book, and 101 Best Businesses for Pet Lovers, and many other books on topics ranging from business to pets and animals, popular culture to science and medicine.

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