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100 things to see in the night sky : from planets and satellites to meteors and constellations, your guide to stargazing /

by Regas, Dean [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Adams Media, 2017.Edition: First Adams Media trade paperback edition.Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781507205051; 1507205058.Other title: One hundred things to see in the night sky; Your guide to stargazing.Subject(s): Astronomy -- Amateurs' manuals | Constellations -- Amateurs' manuals | NATURE / Sky Observation | SCIENCE / Astronomy | SCIENCE / Space Science | Handbooks and manuals | Handbooks and manuals
Contents:
The sun, moon, and naked-eye planets -- Stars and constellations -- Beyond stargazing.
Summary: A handy field guide for the best stargazing experience whether in your own back yard, camping, or traveling--including information showing you which planets, constellations, stars, and manmade objects you can see with a telescope, or just your naked eye! Each object is presented as a separate entry, with background information on the makeup, appearance, and history of the object, along with easy-to-follow instructions on how to find it. -- Provided by publisher.
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A handy field guide for the best stargazing experience whether in your own back yard, camping, or travelling--including information showing you which planets, constellations, stars, and manmade objects you can see with a telescope, or just your naked eye!<br> <br> The night sky is full of amazing things to see--from shooting stars and constellations to planets and satellites--but it can be hard to tell what you're seeing, or where to look for the best view. 100 Things to See in the Night Sky gives you a clear picture of what you can see on any given night, either using a small telescope, or just your naked eye.<br> <br> Each object is presented as a separate entry, with background information on the makeup, appearance, and history of the object, along with easy-to-follow instructions on how to find it. For astronomy and space fans of all ages, this guide helps you explore the galaxy and see the stars--while keeping your feet on the ground.

Includes index.

A handy field guide for the best stargazing experience whether in your own back yard, camping, or traveling--including information showing you which planets, constellations, stars, and manmade objects you can see with a telescope, or just your naked eye! Each object is presented as a separate entry, with background information on the makeup, appearance, and history of the object, along with easy-to-follow instructions on how to find it. -- Provided by publisher.

The sun, moon, and naked-eye planets -- Stars and constellations -- Beyond stargazing.

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