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The stargazer's guide to the night sky

Author: Jason Lisle
Publisher: Green Forest, Ark. : Master Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God's Creation with 150 full color star-charts. Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars with easy to use illustrations. --from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Lisle
ISBN: 9780890516416 0890516413
OCLC Number: 748333995
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Motions in the sky : basic --
Motions in the sky : advanced --
Understanding the eye --
Astronomy with the unaided eye --
Celestial events --
Telescope basics --
Telescope observing sessions --
The Moon and the Sun --
The planets --
Star classification and telescope viewing --
Deep sky objects --
Astrophotography --
Afterword : the relevance of astronomy.
Responsibility: Jason Lisle.

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Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God's Creation with 150 full color star-charts. Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars with easy to use illustrations. --from publisher description.

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