50 Things to See with a Small Telescope

Author: John Read

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999034613

Category: Science

Page: 76

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Over 50,000 copies sold! 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope explores the planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae observable from the northern hemisphere. This book includes easy-to-follow star maps and updated eclipse charts through 2030. With the new "Telescope View" feature, you will see how objects appear when viewed through a small telescope.

50 Things to See with a Telescope - Kids

A Constellation Focused Approach

Author: John A Read

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999034651

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 74

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From the author of the bestselling book 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope, this colorful edition explores the constellations with young readers, guiding them to dozens of galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. Every page features a helpful "telescope view," showing exactly how objects appear through a small telescope or binoculars. While a member of the Mount Diablo Astronomical Society in California, John Read taught thousands of students how to use telescopes and explore the night sky. Now, he's sharing this knowledge with you! Even without a telescope, this introduction to the night sky is essential for every child's collection.

See It with a Small Telescope

101 Cosmic Wonders Including Planets, Moons, Comets, Galaxies, Nebulae, Star Clusters and More

Author: Will Kalif

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612437745

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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Have Fun Exploring the Stars with Close-up Views of Space Objects Right from Your Own Backyard Take the mystery and struggle out of discovering new worlds. With hands-on tips, tricks and instructions, this book allows you to unleash the full power of your small telescope and view amazing space objects right from your own backyard, including: • Saturn’s Rings • Jupiter’s Moons • Apollo 11's Landing Site • Orion Nebula • Andromeda Galaxy • Polaris Double Star • Pegasus Globular Cluster • And much, much more!

NightWatch

A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe

Author: Terence Dickinson

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 1552093026

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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Offers advice on observing the stars and constellations, discusses useful equipment, and includes information on the moon, comets, eclipses, and planets

50 Targets for the Mid-Sized Telescope

Author: John Read

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692858417

Category:

Page: N.A

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Written as a follow up to 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope, with virtually no overlap in content, 50 Targets for the Mid-Sized Telescope introduces the beginner stargazer to a wonderful new set of astronomical objects. With easy to follow star maps, unique for each target, the budding astronomer will be exploring the universe like never before.

The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book

Blast into outer space with stellar facts, intergalactic trivia, and out-of-this-world puzzles

Author: Kathi Wagner,Sheryl Racine

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1605501743

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Explore the galaxies! Aliens, space ships, and constellations, oh my! Ride on a rocket ship to another galaxy with this stellar book. With The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book, astronomers-in-training will learn: How galaxies like the Milky Way were built. Why the sun's surface is 20,000-50,000-degrees Fahrenheit. Why the earth spins and how gravity works. What comets and asteroids are made of and how they affect planets. The truth about the man in the moon. Why Mars is so hot and what those rings around Saturn are. What scientists think about aliens and life in outer space If you want to build a sky-watching kit or change your room into a small universe, this book will take you on a journey that is out-of-this-world!

Discover the Stars

Author: Richard Berry

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0517565293

Category: Science

Page: 119

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A guide to constellations, stars, and other celestial objects reveals the mythology surrounding the star groups and the star movement through the sky

Star Maps for Beginners

50th Anniversary Edition

Author: I.M. Levitt,Roy K. Marshall

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671791877

Category: Nature

Page: 64

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The author's maps, which divide the sky into quadrants, and explanations of the constellations are designed to simplify study for the amateur astronomer

Astronomy with a Home Telescope: The Top 50 Celestial Bodies to Discover in the Night Sky

Author: Seth Penricke

Publisher: Callisto Media Inc.

ISBN: 1623156491

Category: Science

Page: 176

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See What’s Out There To experience the greatest show on Earth, all you have to do is look up. With a simple home telescope, an astronomy novice can see the rings of Saturn, comets, asteroids, and nebulae. But even the bravest astronomy buffs know better than to explore outer space without a guide. That’s why everything you need to marvel at the stars is here in Astronomy at a Glance. Exciting profiles of 50 astronomy objects in the night skyClear directions to locate each astronomy object with a home telescopeAstronomy origin stories, scientific examples, and pop culture referencesExpert astronomy advice on using and cleaning your telescopeComplete schedule of solar and lunar eclipses Astronomy at a Glance is the best way to discover our distant neighbors in the cosmos.

Astronomy Hacks

Author: Robert Bruce Thompson,Barbara Fritchman Thompson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596100605

Category: Nature

Page: 388

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Astronomy Hacks begins the space exploration by getting you set up with the right equipment for observing and admiring the stars in an urban setting. Along for the trip are first rate tips for making most of observations. The hacks show you how to: Dark-Adapt Your Notebook Computer. Choose the Best Binocular. Clean Your Eyepieces and Lenses Safely. Upgrade Your Optical Finder. Photograph the Stars with Basic Equipment.

Exploring the night sky

the equinox astronomy guide for beginners

Author: Terence Dickinson,John Bianchi

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd

ISBN: 9780920656662

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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A basic guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars.

Stargazing for Beginners

How to Find Your Way Around the Night Sky

Author: Lafcadio Adams

Publisher: Lafcadio Adams

ISBN: 1300617543

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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A step-by-step guide to knowing the night sky. Find northern hemisphere constellations easily by starting small and expanding your knowledge. This guide is meant to be taken outside! Read the instructions, and follow along with the stars. The only equipment necessary: your eyes and a clear night. Each lesson builds on knowledge learned in previous lessons, and students of the stars will become comfortable and confident in their ability to identify northern hemisphere constellations accurately.

A Walk through the Heavens

A Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends

Author: Milton D. Heifetz,Wil Tirion

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108184162

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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What is that star called? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful guide to the pathways in the night sky, and which answers these questions and more. Written for complete beginners, this book introduces the reader to the patterns of the northern hemisphere's sky in a clear and memorable way. Its simplified maps and clear instructions make it easy to find the main constellations and identify the bright stars within them. This fourth edition adds color and a map of the Moon to its successful formula. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, some thousands of years old, are retold to add to the wonder and mystery of the stars. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide, just the naked eye and clear dark skies above - simply look up, relax and enjoy this journey across the sky.

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

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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.

Easy Things to See with a Small Telescope

A Beginner's Guide to Over 60 Easy-To-Find Night Sky Sights

Author: Richard J. Bartlett

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781519480736

Category: Science

Page: 178

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Specifically written with the beginner in mind, this book highlights over sixty objects easily found and observed in the night sky. Objects such as: * Stunning multiple stars * Star clusters * Nebulae * And the Andromeda Galaxy! Each object has its own page which includes a map, a view of the area through your finderscope and a depiction of the object through the eyepiece. There's also a realistic description of every object based upon the author's own notes written over years of observations. Additionally, there are useful tips and tricks designed to make your start in astronomy easier and pages to record your observations. If you're new to astronomy and own a small telescope, this book is an invaluable introduction to the night sky. Praise for other books by Richard J. Bartlett: "This is my third book from Mr. Bartlett and this one is as good as the others. I recommend it to all the beginners in my astronomy club." By Darren C. Bly on August 15, 2015 reviewing "2016: The Night Sky Sights" "Lots of wonderful information. A great reference guide and easy to follow. Every star gazer should have one with them" - By janine on November 18, 2015 reviewing "2015 An Astronomical Year" "This is a superb book, well laid out and easy to follow even if you are a complete novice or keen astronomer." by mr Fletcher on October 26, 2014 reviewing "The Astronomical Almanac, 2015-2019"

Turn Left at Orion

Hundreds of Night Sky Objects to See in a Home Telescope – and How to Find Them

Author: Guy Consolmagno,Dan M. Davis

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139503731

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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With over 100,000 copies sold since first publication, this is one of the most popular astronomy books of all time. It is a unique guidebook to the night sky, providing all the information you need to observe a whole host of celestial objects. With a new spiral binding, this edition is even easier to use outdoors at the telescope and is the ideal beginner's book. Keeping its distinct one-object-per-spread format, this edition is also designed for Dobsonian telescopes, as well as for smaller reflectors and refractors, and covers Southern hemisphere objects in more detail. Large-format eyepiece views, positioned side-by-side, show objects exactly as they are seen through a telescope, and with improved directions, updated tables of astronomical information and an expanded night-by-night Moon section, it has never been easier to explore the night sky on your own. Many additional resources are available on the accompanying website, www.cambridge.org/turnleft.

12 Greatest Rounds of Boxing

The Untold Stories

Author: Ferdie Pacheco

Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

ISBN: 9781861058058

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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Boxing's clolourful history is filled with chapters of high drama and simmering controversy. Many boxing fans are familiar with the outcome of the most memorable bouts, but few know the secrets surrounding them. In 'The 12 Greatest Rounds of Boxing', Ferdie Pacheco not only selects the dozen best rounds ever fought, but reveals what went on behind the scenes at these fights, from chicanery and Mob influence to romantic liaisons and the zaniness that seems to go hand in glove with boxing. Did Muhammad Ali's 1965 'Phantom Punch' really knock out Sonny Litson, or was Sonny simply too scared to get off the canvas? With World War II looming, was German heavyweight champoin warned by Adolf Hitler to beat Joe Louis - or else? Did Jack Dempsey have something illegal in his glove when he battered Jess Willard into bloody submission in 1919? The fascinating behind the scenes stories are related by Pacheco and a renowned grup of boxing experts, offering an intimate glimpse of boxing inimitable characters and the often bizarre world they inhabit.

How the Universe Got Its Spots

Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space

Author: Janna Levin

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 1400032725

Category: Science

Page: 225

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A physicist describes what we know about the shape, extent, origins, and evolution of the universe, the complexities of space and time, and the secrets of black holes, time warps, and other phenomena.

2019 Guide to the Night Sky

A Month-By-month Guide to Exploring the Skies South of the Equator

Author: Storm Dunlop,Wil Tirion,Royal Observatory Greenwich

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008294991

Category:

Page: 96

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A companion volume to the best-selling UK and North-American editions of Guide to the Night Sky. A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2019. A companion volume to the best-selling Guide to the Night Sky. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon. Designed specifically for the southern hemisphere with all-new diagrams and charts. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion. Content includes: * Advice on where to start looking. * Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see. * Positions of the moon and visible planets. * Details of objects and events you might see in 2019.