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Night Sky With the Naked Eye

How to Find Planets, Constellations, Satellites and Other Night Sky Wonders Without a Telescope

Author: Bob King

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 1624143113

Category: Science

Page: 224

View: 9644

Understand and Enjoy the Wonders of the Stars with Fun Activities for the Whole Family Gain a deeper appreciation of the universe and our place in it with Night Sky with the Naked Eye. Learn how to spot the International Space Station, follow the moon through its phases, forecast an aurora and watch a meteor shower along with traditional night sky activities such as identifying the bright planets, stars and constellations. Fun activities embrace modern technology with the best apps and websites that make it easy for anyone to observe the greatest spectacles of the sky without a telescope or other expensive equipment. An expert in his field, Bob King teaches night sky courses and makes cosmic mysteries practical and accessible for skywatchers new and old. Understand what makes stars twinkle and where meteors come from in this complete guide to the heavens. Unique illustrations and stunning photos help the reader understand the concepts presented. Tips on how to photograph satellites, eclipses and the aurora are also included. Unravel the secrets of the universe while deepening your appreciation of its beauty through this clear and concise guide.

Wonders of the Night Sky You Must See Before You Die

The Guide to Extraordinary Curiosities of Our Universe

Author: Bob King

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 1624144934

Category: Science

Page: 224

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Do you enjoy looking at the night sky but aren’t sure how to keep track of what you’ve seen? Maybe you’re looking to take your night watching to another level and find more incredible sights? Bob King’s bucket list collection of 57 must-see night sky wonders and dark sky destinations will fill your nights with adventure and the ability to see some of the incredible phenomenon of the sky. Learn how to find and all about the brightest and best stars, planets, meteors, comets and constellations using the naked eye, binoculars, telescopes and apps. Complete with background information, sight-seeing activities, technological resources and a comprehensive checklist to keep track of your travels, this is the ultimate pocket resource for any sky watcher. This book will feature 57 different activities and 60 photos.

Sternegucken für Dummies

Author: Steve Owens

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527710809

Category:

Page: 327

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The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky

Author: Dr. Jason Lisle

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN: 1614581940

Category: Science

Page: 240

View: 5321

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. Create or expand the hobby of stargazing; an outdoor, educational hobby to enjoy with friends or family. Regardless of your circumstances and the economy, you will always be able to marvel at the beauty of our night sky.

100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky

From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

Author: Dean Regas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1507207816

Category: Science

Page: 224

View: 610

A handy field guide for the optimum stargazing experience, whether you’re travelling, camping, or in your own backyard! 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 Southern Night Sky lets you know what you can expect to see on any given night, whether you’re using a small telescope, or just your naked eye. 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky—especially for those south of the equator—includes background information on the makeup, appearance, and history of each celestial object, along with easy-to-follow instructions on the best way to catch a glimpse of these cosmic glories. With this helpful guide you’ll have the world on a string—or more precisely, the sky in your hands.

Stargazing For Dummies

Author: Steve Owens

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118411579

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 3187

Reach for the stars Stargazing is the practice of observing the night sky and itscontents - from constellations through to planets and galaxies.Stars and other night sky objects can be seen with the naked eye,or seen in greater numbers and in more detail with binoculars or atelescope. Stargazing For Dummies offers you the chance to explorethe night sky, providing a detailed guide to the mainconstellations and also offering advice on viewing other night skyobjects such as planets and nebulae. It's a great introduction to afun new hobby, and even provides a fun way to get the kids outsidewhile doing something educational! Gives you an introduction to looking at the sky with binocularsor a telescope Offers advice on photographing the night sky Without needing to get your head around mind-bending theories,you can take part in some practical physics If you're looking for easy-to-follow guidance on getting to knowthe night sky, Stargazing For Dummies has you covered.

Secrets of the night sky

the most amazing things in the universe you can see with the naked eye

Author: Bob Berman

Publisher: William Morrow & Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 7732

From blue moons to Betelgeuse, it's all in this witty, fact-packed, profusely illustrated guide to the heavens by the author of Discover magazine's popular "Night Watchman" column.

Three Hundred and Sixty Five Starry Nights

An Introduction to Astronomy for Every Night of the Year

Author: Chet Raymo

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671766066

Category: Science

Page: 240

View: 1203

Provides information and advice on how to watch the changes in the night sky throughout the seasons

Collins Night Sky

Author: Storm Dunlop,Wil Tirion

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007436173

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 906

An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night.

Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars

Author: Patrick Moore

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521793902

Category: Nature

Page: 213

View: 2943

Patrick Moore's painstakingly researched, beautifully illustrated guide to astronomical observation for casual and serious observers.

Philip's Guide to Stars and Planets

Author: Patrick Moore

Publisher: Philip's

ISBN: 9781849072816

Category: Constellations

Page: 256

View: 4144

Philip's Guide to Stars and Planets provides all the information you need to study the night sky with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It includes a detailed Moon map and a complete atlas of the constellations, and is suitable for observers in both the northern and southern hemispheres. A straightforward and comprehensive handbook, it opens with chapters on the Moon, the Sun, the planets, the stars and galaxies, as well as information on astrophotography, telescopes and an explanation of the apparent movement of the night sky. The second section of the book comprises a full set of constellation maps, showing all stars visible to the naked eye as well as the brighter nebulae and galaxies. Each map is accompanied by a description of that particular constellation, pointing the observer to the most interesting stars and deep-sky objects in that area of the sky. Tables give the co-ordinates, magnitudes and distances of the brightest stars in each constellation. The book concludes with a comprehensive glossary, and timelines of astronomy and space exploration. Philip's Guide to Stars and Planets is a dependable, accurate and attractive reference source for all amateur astronomers.

The Starry Room

Naked Eye Astronomy in the Intimate Universe

Author: Fred Schaaf

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151263

Category: Science

Page: 272

View: 3722

Inspiring, enriching essays tell beginning star-gazers how to find and where to look for planetary conjunctions, a shooting star, streaking comets, a lunar eclipse, constellations, meteor showers, halos, and other celestial phenomena. 5 illustrations.

Night Has a Thousand Eyes

A Naked-Eye Guide to the Sky, Its Science, and Lore

Author: Arthur R. Upgren

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1489960724

Category: Science

Page: 301

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The Night Sky (How to Identify)

Author: Storm Dunlop,Wil Tirion

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007447736

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 3348

(Illustrations are best viewed on a tablet.) An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night. Please note that this is the 2004 edition. Chart data is accurate to the end of 2009.

Visual Astronomy

A Guide to Understanding the Night Sky

Author: Panos Photinos

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1627056815

Category: Science

Page: 115

View: 2437

Visual Astronomy introduces the basics of observational astronomy, a fundamentally limitless opportunity to learn about the universe with your unaided eyes or with tools such as binoculars, telescopes, or cameras. The book explains the essentials of time a

Times Night Sky 2005

Author: Michael Hendrie,David Hart

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007189977

Category: Science

Page: 32

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The essential month-by-month guide to the night sky in the year 2005.Compiled and edited by The Times Astronomy Correspondent, Michael Hendrie, this is a concise and simple guide to seeing the stars, moon and planets with the naked eye.Twelve monthly charts show the night sky objects above the horizon late in the evening, whilst notes opposite each chart describe the visibility of the planets and the phases of the moon.This year's guide includes information on sunset, sunrise and nautical twilight times, in addition to a table highlighting the principal meteor showers in 2005, and notes on other important events in the astronomical calendar.

Philip's Guide to the Night Sky

A guided tour of the stars and constellations

Author: Sir Patrick Moore

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1849072620

Category: Nature

Page: 48

View: 7964

Find your way around the night sky with this handy guide to stargazing for the complete novice. In Philip's Guide to the Night Sky, Sir Patrick Moore explains how to find the most famous constellations and the brightest stars, and when to look for them. Clear star maps, showing stars visible to the naked eye, help you to navigate the skies. The maps are suitable for use in Britain, Ireland, northern Europe and Canada. Sir Patrick introduces the wonders of the night sky to absolute beginners in his characteristically entertaining and informative style. The Moon, the planets, the Sun and the stars are explained in non-technical language, while the constellations are described with the help of star maps and tables. The four main chapters in Philip's Guide to the Night Sky are devoted to what's on view in each season of the year. The information is appropriate for observers in Britain and Ireland, northern Europe and Canada; it will also be helpful a little outside these latitudes. Using prominent patterns, such as the Plough and Orion, Sir Patrick teaches the reader to 'star-hop' from constellation to constellation, thus learning to navigate the night sky. Star maps and photographs illustrate and clarify what will be on view. Philip's Guide to the Night Sky is an ideal introduction to stargazing, suitable for all ages and with no need for anything more technical than the naked eye.

The Night Sky

Author: Giles Sparrow

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 0766093212

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8858

On any clear night, the night sky offers an ever-changing display of fascinating objects, visible to the naked eye: stars, constellations, bright planets, the moon, human-made satellites, and sometimes even meteor showers or the International Space Station. With gorgeous high-definition imagery and a wealth of charts, graphs, and infographics, readers will find here what is visible in the night sky at various times of the year and from what locations around the world. They will learn what additional objects they can see with the help of telescopes, binoculars, and sky maps. Also featured are skywatching terms and night sky observing tips.

Seeing Stars

The Night Sky Through Small Telescopes

Author: C. R. Kitchin,Robert W. Forrest

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447106210

Category: Science

Page: 186

View: 2096

This essential and highly-illustrated guide is for anyone taking their first steps in observational astronomy. It shows what you can expect to see, helping you get the most from your equipment. This unique book gives amateurs the guidance and assurance they need to become more proficient observers.

The Practical Astronomer

Explore the Wonder of the Night Sky

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241328721

Category: Science

Page: 264

View: 9691

An accessible and inspirational astronomy guide that gives you all the knowledge you need to expand your understanding of the night sky. This guide explains and demystifies stargazing, teaching you to recognise different objects such as moons, comets, and asteroids, and explains how they move through the sky over the course of the night and the year. The Practical Astronomer begins with observation with the naked eye, and illustrated introductions show you how to set up and use binoculars and telescopes, and how to take your own pictures. Clear star charts guide you through the Northern and Southern hemispheres, using brighter stars as signposts to locate harder-to-see objects. Map the constellations from Aquila to Virgo, and discover Orion, Gemini, Ursa Minor, and dozens more along the way. A brand-new almanac section tells you the best time of the year to view every planet and includes details of eclipses. The Practical Astronomer is also fully up-to-date with the newest equipment and the latest incredible photos of space. Become an accomplished amateur astronomer with this practical guide. Previous edition ISBN 9781405356206

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