A Walk Through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and Their Legends (3rd Revised edition)

A Walk Through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and Their Legends (3rd Revised edition)

By: Wil Tirion (author), Milton D. Heifetz (author)Paperback

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Description

What star is that? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful and easy-to-use guide to the constellations of the northern hemisphere. By following the unique simplified maps, readers will be able to easily find and identify the constellations and the stars within them. Ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold, adding to the mystery of the stars. Written for the complete beginner, this practical guide introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed, apart from normal sight and clear skies.

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Contents

Introduction; 1. Measuring distances in the sky; 2. A walk through the heavens; 3. Legends of the heavens; 4. There's more to see!; Constellations index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/02/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780521544153
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 94
  • ID: 9780521544153
  • weight: 290
  • ISBN10: 0521544157
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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