Star Maps For Beginners

Author: I.M. Levitt
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671791877
Size: 20,19 MB
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The author's maps, which divide the sky into quadrants, and explanations of the constellations are designed to simplify study for the amateur astronomer

Star Maps For Beginners

Author: Israel Monroe Levitt
Size: 10,33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Stargazing For Beginners

Author: The Editors of One-Minute Astronomer
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781452833170
Size: 12,76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book introduces you to the bright stars and major constellations, along with dozens of deep-sky sights of interest within each constellation, such as galaxies, binary stars, nebulae, and star clusters. It assume you are equipped with nothing more than simple pair of binoculars, and that you know nothing of astronomy or the layout of the night sky. ... astonishing advances in astronomy over the past century have badley dated most of the scientific explanation in the original book [eg., Astronomy with an opera glass, 1890]. This edition fixes that problem. It includes a complete update of the science related to the stars and astronomical sights described in the book. You get completely up-to-date explanations of the science of astronomy, combined with the historical explanation and easy charm of the Garrett Serviss' original work. -- From the Introduction, p. 2-3.

The Nexstar User S Guide

Author: Michael Swanson
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781852337148
Size: 10,79 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Michael Swanson’s online discussions with literally thousands of NexStar owners made it clear that there was a desperate need for a book such as this – one that provides a complete, detailed guide to buying, using and maintaining NexStar telescopes. Although this book is highly comprehensive, it is suitable for beginners – there is a chapter on "Astronomy Basics" – and experts alike. Celestron’s NexStar telescopes were introduced in 1999, beginning with their first computer controlled "go to" model, a 5-inch. More models appeared in quick succession, and Celestron’s new range made it one of the two dominant manufacturers of affordable "go to" telescopes.

Florida Starwatch

Author: Mike Lynch
ISBN: 9781610603874
Size: 12,75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Sky Is Awake The Constellations Astronomy For Beginners Children S Astronomy Space Books

Author: Baby Professor
Editor: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1541921461
Size: 10,78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Let’s talk about the constellations, or the shapes stars from. Some say constellations have meanings while others say they are the souls of our departed loved ones. This book discusses the science behind constellation. It provides a peek into astronomy, too. How about you? What do you think about constellations?

A Stargazing Program For Beginners

Author: Jamie Carter
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319220721
Size: 19,39 MB
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Sets out a simple month-by-month program to reveal all of the night sky's biggest and most beautiful secrets in just one year – and with only a few hours of stargazing each month By investing just an hour a week and $50 in binoculars, it’s possible to learn a few simple techniques and quickly gain a real insight into the night sky's ever-changing patterns – and what they tell us about Earth, the seasons and ourselves. Searching more for a learned appreciation of nature and our exact place within the cosmos than academic scientific knowledge, science and travel writer Jamie Carter takes the reader on a 12 month tour of the night sky's incredible annual rhythms that say so much about Earth. During the journey he learns about the celestial mechanics at work in the skies above that are – to the beginner – almost beyond belief. As well as the vital constellations and clusters, and the weird and wonderful nebulas, he searches out “dark sky destinations” across the globe that help increase knowledge and give a new perspective on familiar night sky sights. On the journey he witnesses a solar eclipse and grapples with star-charts, binoculars, smartphone apps, telescopes, spots satellites and attempts basic astro-photography. By year's end, the reader will be able to glance at the night sky from anywhere on the planet and tell what direction he or she is facing, what time it is, where all the planets are and even where the Galactic Center Point is.

Star Maps

Author: Nick Kanas
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461409179
Size: 11,44 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Until the publication of the first edition of 'Star Maps,' books were either general histories of astronomy using examples of antiquarian celestial maps as illustrations, or catalogs of celestial atlases that failed to trace the flow of sky map development over time. The second edition focuses on the development of contemporary views of the heavens and advances in map-making. It captures the beauty and awe of the heavens through images from antiquarian celestial prints and star atlases. This book uniquely combines a number of features: 1) the history of celestial cartography is traced from ancient to modern times; 2) this development is integrated with contemporary cosmological systems; 3) the artistry of sky maps is shown using beautiful color images from actual celestial atlases and prints; 4) each illustration is accompanied by a legend explaining what is being shown; and 5) the text is written for the lay reader based on the author's experience with writing articles for amateur astronomy and map collector magazines. This updated second edition of 'Star Maps' contains over 50 new pages of text and 44 new images (16 in color), including completely new sections on celestial frontispieces, deep-sky objects, playing card maps, additional cartographers, and modern computerized star maps. There is also expanded material about celestial globes, volvelles, telescopes, and planets and asteroids.

Astrology For Beginners

Author: Joann Hampar
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738711063
Size: 18,37 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Professional astrologer Joann Hampar explains every major facet of your astrological chart. Chart patterns of celebrities will help you better understand your own star-charted life path. This guide teaches you the basics of chart interpretation and you will gain insight into yourself and your loved ones as astrology's unique language of symbols is revealed.--From publisher description.

Starfinder For Beginners

Author: Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Editor: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241328624
Size: 14,61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Turn your eyes to the skies for this starry-eyed spectacular! Take this practical page-turner on your out-of-this-world adventure to experience cosmic wonders, key constellations, and intergalactic information.?? Packed with crystal-clear visuals, easy-to-read maps, and top tips, you'll have no problems navigating the starry night with this indispensable guide. Discover the most important constellations visible in the Northern Hemisphere, read the amazing stories behind each constellation, recognise the constellations of the zodiac, and experience the Milky Way as never before. Learn how to spot planets, galaxies, and nebulas in our Universe, as mind-blowing patterns in the sky are revealed in unprecedented detail. With a foreword by British space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock and a glow-in-the-dark night-sky viewer included, StarFinder For Beginners is the total package for budding astronomers and rising stars everywhere.