eBook Eyewitness Companions: Astronomy, 1st Edition

  • Ian Ridpath
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  • ISBN-10: 0756648459
  • ISBN-13: 9780756648459
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006
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From origins of the universe to exploration of outer galaxies, this is the essential handbook for the amateur astronomer. Now is your chance to trace the history of astronomy, from the earliest human civilizations to the present day. Tour the Solar System, using a unique visual guide illustrated with the most recent images of the planets. This definitive visual guide will show you star charts and the guide to constellations to find your way around the night sky and locate stars, galaxies, and other objects. Profiles 88 constellations and a month-by-month guide; 300+ star chart; and includes latest equipment.