The Stargazer S Guide To The Night Sky

Author: Dr. Jason Lisle
Editor: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 0890516413
Size: 14,61 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Unless otherwise noted, Scripture quoatations are from the New King James Version of the Bible."--T.p. verso.

The Stargazer S Guide

Author: Emily Winterburn
ISBN: 9781845297244
Size: 13,94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This book will guide you through what there is to see in the sky, why it's interesting and how previous generations viewed and interpreted it. Organized by month, it takes us through the various stories - mythological, historical and scientific - associated with the night sky, using simple diagrams that will enable you easily to identify the constellations. Along the way it offers fascinating facts about the sun - our closest star - the moon, the other planets, comets, meteor showers (or shooting stars) and satellites." "Here are mythic tales of beasts and battle that led to the naming of the stars as well as true stories of romantic and scientific endeavour. Expert stargazer Emily Winterburn will entertain you as she equips you with the means to end, for ever, those fumbling speculations about whether that's Orion's belt, or that, or that..."--BOOK JACKET.

Night Sky Almanac A Stargazer S Guide To 2021

Author: Royal Observatory Greenwich
Editor: Collins
ISBN: 9780008403607
Size: 11,94 MB
Format: PDF
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Connect with the universe that surrounds us with this companion to the night sky, designed for use anywhere in the world. All major global astronomical events are clearly presented month-by-month with easy-to-understand explanations and charts. This is the perfect gift for amateur and seasoned astronomers. * never miss a night sky event wherever you are in the world with this month-by-month guide * go meteor spotting, track the phases of the moon and explore the constellations * worldwide coverage - with details for both the Northern and Southern hemispheres * discover fascinating celestial facts and notable astronomical anniversaries Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

The Stargazer S Handbook

Author: Giles Sparrow
Editor: Quercus
ISBN: 1623657148
Size: 15,70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From the craters of the Moon to the far reaches of Orion, The Stargazer's Handbook will enable you to explore space without leaving the comforts of Earth. All you need are a pair of binoculars and a clear night sky to experience the wonders of the universe. This book will take you on a journey through space, beginning with our own moon and neighboring planets before exploring the fascinating sights of deep space-from hypergiant suns and stellar nurseries to blazing nebulae and swirling galaxies. Each star, planet, or constellation is fully illustrated and accompanied by an annotated star map, as well as close-up images that zoom in on areas of interest. Featuring up-to-date information on the latest scientific discoveries, monthly sky maps for both northern and southern hemispheres, history and mythology of all 88 constellations and the rationale behind the names of stars and constellations, The Stargazer's Handbook will fully equip you with the tools to navigate-and understand-the night sky.


Author: Giles Sparrow
Editor: Quercus
ISBN: 9781623650889
Size: 12,82 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Constellations is a guide to the night sky that focuses on these 88 distinctive patterns, revealing their often intriguing storiesâ??their origins, mythology, present-day significance, and the multitude of wondrous objects they contain. Complete with over 300 of the best astronomical images ever captured, a comprehensive introduction to the stars and other celestial phenomena, and a series of newly commissioned, state-of-the-art maps showing the stars that are visible from populated latitudes in both hemispheres throughout the year, this magnificent guide has all you need to know to become an expert stargazer. Step outside on a clear night, and the number of stars in the night sky can be overwhelming. Take a pair of binoculars or a small telescope with you, and a celestial vista of star clusters and clouds, knots of gas and dust, nearby planets and distant galaxies is revealed. Since ancient times, stargazers have made sense of the night sky by grouping its stars into constellationsâ??star patterns that often have symbolic or mythological meanings.

The Stargazer S Guide To The Galaxy

Author: Q. L. Pearce
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780812594232
Size: 14,78 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A guide to identifying constellations includes an explanation of the mythology surrounding them, a description of their most notable stars, and facts about the wonders of space, along with a punch-out star wheel. Reissue.

Intro To Meteorology Astronomy Parent Lesson Planner

Editor: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 1614584176
Size: 11,47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introduction to Meteorology and Astronomy Course Description This is the suggested course sequence that allows one core area of science to be studied per semester. You can change the sequence of the semesters per the needs or interests of your student; materials for each semester are independent of one another to allow flexibility. Semester 1: Meteorology The Earth was created to be the dwelling place of man. It is a complex world and its weather patterns affect our lives every day. Whether you live near the equator, a polar region, or somewhere in between, knowledge of the weather is important. The Weather Book will teach you: why our exact distance from the sun allows life on earth, how the weather on the other side of the earth affects you, how clouds form and how to identify the different types, what the difference is between a cold and warm front, why you can often see lightning long before you can hear thunder, how to build your own weather station, how to survive in dangerous weather, what the greenhouse effect and the ozone hole are, what Noah’s flood and the Ice Age have in common, how weatherpersons forecast hurricanes and tornadoes, how to read a weather map, and what our responsibility is to the environment. Learning about the weather is fun! It will change the way you look at the clouds in the sky. Now you’ll have more of an understanding about what is going on miles above your head. And when you hear a weather report on television, you will understand so much more about the world around you!. Semester 2: Astronomy One thing we have in common with the ancients is that all of the human race has gazed at the night sky, and the bright morning, and wondered, “What’s out there?” Our universe is so vast and awe-inspiring that to learn about it is to learn about ourselves. The Astronomy Book will teach you: what long-ago astronomers thought about other worlds, solar system facts, how constellations relate to astrology, the history of space exploration, black holes-do they exist?, the origin and age of the moon, why Mars doesn't support life, the composition of stars, supernova remnants, and the myth of star birth, asteroid legends and the extinction of the dinosaurs, are there planets outside our solar system, and could they be home to intelligent life?, what are UFOs?, and the age of comets and meteor showers. Learning about the universe is huge fun! In the almost infinite expanse above us, we can examine planets, galaxies, and phenomena so beautiful and complex that we never outgrow a childlike wonder. We see our own reflection in the moon, the stars, and in comet trails. The more we learn, the less we fear!

Seeing In The Dark

Author: Timothy Ferris
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476711755
Size: 20,90 MB
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In Seeing in the Dark, a poetic love letter to science and to the skies, Timothy Ferris invites us all to become stargazers. He recounts his own experiences as an enthralled lifelong amateur astronomer and reports from around the globe -- from England and Italy to the Florida Keys and the Chilean Andes -- on the revolution that's putting millions in touch with the night sky. In addition, Ferris offers an authoritative and engaging report on what's out there to be seen -- what Saturn, the Ring nebula, the Silver Coin galaxy, and the Virgo supercluster really are and how to find them. The appendix includes star charts, observing lists, and a guide on how to get involved in astronomy. Ferris takes us inside a major revolution sweeping astronomy, as lone amateur astronomers, in global networks linked by the Internet, make important discoveries that are the envy of the professionals. His ability to describe the wonders of the universe is simply magical, and his enthusiasm for his subject is irresistible.


Author: Govert Schilling
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316483893
Size: 20,39 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Perfect for stargazers and armchair astronomers of all ages, CONSTELLATIONS is a beautifully illustrated, fascinatingguide to all 88 constellations, including an illustrated star map for each. In CONSTELLATIONS, award-winning astronomy writer Govert Schilling takes us on an unprecedented visual tour of all 88 constellations in our night sky. Much more than just a stargazer's guide, CONSTELLATIONS is complete history of astronomy as told by Schilling through the lens of each constellation. The book is organized alphabetically by constellation. Profiles of each constellation include basic information such as size, visibility, and number of stars, as well as information on the discovery and naming of the constellation and associated lore. Beyond details about the constellation itself is information about every astronomical event that took place or discovery made in the vicinity of the constellation. In the constellation of Cygnus (the Swan) we encounter the location of the first confirmed black hole. A stop at Gemini (the Twins) is a chance to say hello to the dwarf planet Pluto, and in Orion (the hunter) we find the location of the first identified gamma-ray burst. Stunning star maps throughout the book by acclaimed star mapmaker Wil Tirion show us the exact location of every constellation, the details of its structure, as well as its surrounding astronomical neighbors.

Southern Hemisphere Sky Guide 2019

Author: Adrian Ashford
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781724321190
Size: 15,21 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An easy-to-use guide to events occurring night-by-night in Southern Hemisphere skies for naked-eye and binocular observers in New Zealand and Australia, with links to interactive online content for other locations worldwide. Incorporating a Moon map and 24 detailed custom-drawn charts covering the entire night sky visible month-by-month, the Guide shows you how to find and identify not only the stars, constellations and naked-eye planets, but also star clusters, galaxies and more. For residents and visitors to the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve - the world's largest such sanctuary for devotees of the stars - the Guide includes tables of predictions for the rising and setting of the Sun and Moon plus a comprehensive list of phenomena visible from the rest of New Zealand. For those living in Australia, specifically the highly populated areas of New South Wales, ACT and Victoria, the Guide also shows the dates and local times of events visible to you. And for all those newcomers to stargazing, the Guide incorporates a comprehensive glossary so you won't be intimidated by unnecessary jargon.