Using this book, readers can delve into the majesty of the starry night to explore the wonders of the un iverse - our neighbour worlds, the planets, remote star-form ing nebulas, glittering star clusters and more. '
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 285 x 222 x 11 mm
Edition: Reprint ed.
An informative, useful, and beautiful guide to observing the summer night sky above North America. Illustrated with charts, many full-color photographs, including excellent ones by the author, this large-format book features succinct, readable discussions of topics such as binoculars, telescopes, observation sites, moon watching, stargazing, comets, auroras, eclipses, meteor showers, and identifying constellations ... This is precise, readable, and handsomely produced.-- (07/19/1996)
An unusually attractive and straightforward introduction to the heavens.--Scientific American