The Stargazer's Handbook

From the craters of the Moon to the some distance reaches of Orion, The Stargazer's Handbook will help you discover house with no leaving the comforts of Earth. All you wish are a couple of binoculars and a transparent evening sky to adventure the wonders of the universe.
This publication will take you on a trip via house, starting with our personal moon and neighboring planets prior to exploring the interesting attractions of deep space-from hypergiant suns and stellar nurseries to blazing nebulae and swirling galaxies. every one famous person, planet, or constellation is absolutely illustrated and followed by means of an annotated big name map, in addition to close-up photos that zoom in on components of interest.
Featuring updated details at the most recent medical discoveries, per month sky maps for either northern and southern hemispheres, heritage and mythology of all 88 constellations and the explanation at the back of the names of stars and constellations, The Stargazer's instruction manual will absolutely equip you with the instruments to navigate-and understand-the evening sky.

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