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Seeing in the dark : how amateur astronomers are discovering the wonders of the universe

Author: Timothy Ferris
Publisher: [Beverly Hills, CA] : Phoenix Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : English
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Seeing in the dark ... Anyone can get started in astronomy, just by going outside on a dark night with a star chart and learning their way around. Timothy Ferris, one of today's most respected astronomers, invites everyone to become a stargazer. Discussing reports from places like the Florida Keys, England and Italy, Ferris tells us what's been seen out there the Ring nebula, the Silver Coin galaxy, the Virgo super  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Ferris
OCLC Number: 298265624
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
"How backyard stargazers are probing deep space, and guarding Earth from interplanetary peril"--Cover image on title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 11:40:56.
Performer(s): Read by Timothy Ferris.
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 167896 KB; MP3 file size: 329196 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Timothy Ferris.

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Seeing in the dark ... Anyone can get started in astronomy, just by going outside on a dark night with a star chart and learning their way around. Timothy Ferris, one of today's most respected astronomers, invites everyone to become a stargazer. Discussing reports from places like the Florida Keys, England and Italy, Ferris tells us what's been seen out there the Ring nebula, the Silver Coin galaxy, the Virgo super cluster, and how to find them ...

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