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)….
ISBN 10 : 0961320753
ISBN 13 : 9780961320751
ISBN 10 : 1891938088
ISBN 13 : 9781891938085
The Night Sky Planisphere for 50-60 North Latitude Star Chart..
ISBN 10 : 1931559104
ISBN 13 : 9781931559102
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..
ISBN 10 : 1931559309
ISBN 13 : 9781931559300
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..
ISBN 10 : 159223089X
ISBN 13 : 9781592230891
A concise month-by-month calendar for star watchers in the northern hemisphere including charts and location tables...
ISBN 10 : 0912550260
ISBN 13 : 9780912550268
From the Finders series: Learn to find and identify constellations, the patterns people all over the world see as we look up at the night sky from earth. Includes names and star st..
ISBN 10 : 1875169946
ISBN 13 : 9781875169948
This fascinating narrative recounts the history of astronomy and, with more than 100 full-color illustrations, it shows readers how to find the planets and constellations in the ni..