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National Audubon Society first field guide. Night sky

Author: Gary Mechler; Wil Tirion
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 1999.
Series: National Audubon Society first field guide.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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A field guide to the night sky, explaining through text and maps how to locate and identify stars, planets, meteors, comets, and constellations.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Juvenile works
Handbooks, manuals, etc. Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Observers' manuals Juvenile literature
Observers' manuals
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Mechler; Wil Tirion
ISBN: 0590640852 9780590640855 0590640860 9780590640862
OCLC Number: 40444490
Description: 159 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: What is astronomy? : About this book --
What is an astronomer? --
What is astronomy? --
The science of astronomy --
How to look at the sky : The universe --
Galaxies --
Nebulas --
What is a star? --
The life of a star --
Constellations --
Mythology in the sky --
The solar system --
The sun --
Earth and the moon --
Eclipses --
Planets --
Comets, asteroids, and meteors --
Celestial sphere --
Finding things in the sky --
Field guide : Using the field guide --
The field guide --
Reference : How to use the reference section --
Glossary --
Solar system tables --
Resources --
Index --
Credits.
Series Title: National Audubon Society first field guide.
Other Titles: Night sky
Responsibility: written by Gary Mechler ; sky maps by Wil Tirion.

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A field guide to the night sky, explaining through text and maps how to locate and identify stars, planets, meteors, comets, and constellations.

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