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Exploring the night sky : the equinox astronomy guide for beginners

Author: Terence Dickinson; John Bianchi
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide to the stars not only introduces the joys of stargazing, but it introduces other star systems, galaxies, quasars, and black holes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Dickinson; John Bianchi
ISBN: 0920656641 9780920656648 0920656668 9780920656662
OCLC Number: 52790155
Notes: Originally published in 1987 by Camden House Pub.
Awards: Winner Childrens Science Book award New York Academy of Science.
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Equinox astronomy guide for beginners
Responsibility: Terence Dickinson ; principal illustrations by John Bianchi.

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A basic guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing informati on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars. This book is aimed at young teenagers aged 10-15 years.  Read more...

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[A] great star-spotting reference.--Rebecca Rupp"Home Education Magazine" (06/01/2009) Well-illustrated, this book will help you recognize more than just the big dipper while stargazing.--Wendy Read more...

 
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