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The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky (Hardcover)

Jason Lisle

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ISBN 10: 0890516413 / ISBN 13: 9780890516416
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Hardcover. Your first step into the vast universe with a one-of-kind guide to the night sky Find out when and where to look with just the naked eye. you'll be amazed at how much of the galaxy.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 240 pages. 1.297. Bookseller Inventory # 9780890516416

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The Stargazers Guide to the Night Sky offers everything you need to explore the remarkable beauty of the stars, moon, and planets. Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and Ph.D. in astrophysics provides a very thorough, practical and easy to read resource to fuel the curiosity of amateur astronomers ages 10 to 100.

  • Understand how the eye works to enhance your views of the night sky
  • Study the 150 stunning, full-color star charts to learn the names and placement of constellations
  • Discover how to observe the galaxies with the naked eye
  • Learn how to choose and use a telescope
  • Investigate the celestial motions and events
  • Learn best practices for astrophotography

These simple tips and tricks from Dr. Lisle will make your stargazing sessions go from mediocre to spectacular. The Stargazers Guide to the Night Sky is the size of a hardcover textbook, boasting 240 glossy pages of education for the hobby astronomer or science student. This resource is excellent for the family, couples, or individuals who like to learn and explore the beauty of God's creation.

Now includes the free Stargazer's Planisphere. This chart helps you locate the positions of stars on any night of the year so you can better enjoy God's amazing night sky.

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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.

Lisle designed Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky for everyone from young students to amateur astronomers. In it you will:

Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars

Discover how to choose the best telescope for you

Find 150 stunning, full-color star-charts and other easy to use illustrations for success

"How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do I find Saturn? What sorts of objects can be seen with binoculars?" These questions and many more are easily answered with the helpful tips and basic understanding of astronomy presented in this book.

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