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The friendly stars : a new edition of an astronomical classic

Author: Martha Evans Martin
Publisher: New York : Dover, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. and enl. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Describes prominent stars such as Vega, Arcturus, and Antares and means of identifying them, discusses the constellations in which they are located, and explains star names, stellar light, distances between stars, and types of stars.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, Martha Evans, -1925.
Friendly stars.
New York : Dover, ©1966
(OCoLC)700369416
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Evans Martin
OCLC Number: 5923683
Notes: Reprint. First Dover ed. published 1964.
Description: xi, 147 pages : maps (1 folded) ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Martha Evans Martin and Donald Howard Menzel ; with new illustrations by Ching-Sung Yü ; and a foreword by Donald Howard Menzel and William W. Morgan.

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Describes prominent stars such as Vega, Arcturus, and Antares and means of identifying them, discusses the constellations in which they are located, and explains star names, stellar light, distances between stars, and types of stars.

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