The Night Sky is a rotating star finder- or planisphere that allows the user to recognize the constellations for any time of night, any day of the year. The sky appears to rotate (due to the rotation and orbital motion of the earth), so to be successful recognizing the constellations a beginner needs to know which stars are above the horizon at any time.
This is the full-sized version of The Night Sky suitable for the 40Â°-50Â° latitude zone (northern United States and parts of Europe)….
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ISBN 10 : 1931559104
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Here's an all-sky map that's good anytime throughout the year. Sky & Telescope's Star Wheel features the iconic S&T monthly star chart, replotted as a planisphere, complete with ac..
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Cardboard star wheel chart with moveable dial displays the positions of the stars at any time of the day and on any day of the year; shows only the brightest stars, anywhere betwee..
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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..
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Bob Mizon, one of the world’s best known campaigners against the veil of light pollution that has taken away the starry sky from most of the world’s population, takes readers t..
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Find everything you need to observe, understand and enjoy the night sky in this complete guide for star watchers. Pick up the handy visual guide and find out what you'll need to ge..
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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 r..