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Cambridge University Press Atlas A Walk through the Heavens

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Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press

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A Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends

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.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part I. Measuring Distances in the Sky
  • Part II. A Walk through the Heavens
  • Part III. Legends of the Heavens
  • Part IV. There's More to See!
  • Constellations index

25.04.2019
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