Published July 30, 2007
by DK CHILDREN .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
Night Sky Atlas is a great addition to any new astronomer's collection. It starts off explaining our place in space, looking at the night sky and how to use the atlas. It then splits the night sky into Northern, Southern, and Equatorial maps. It shows these on one side as a dark sky with coloured stars just as they would look in a telescope /5(3). This book teaches about the night sky, solar system, planets, and universe. The book comes with a star wheel and stickers. I am sure my kids will enjoy this book for many years to come. A great introduction to astronomy for kids. I am happy with the purchase, well worth the price paid. Read more/5(). Atlas of the Southern Night Sky book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Over Star Charts and hundreds of mapsTake a tour of t /5. The book ‘Atlas of the Night Sky’ does both. It initially lists the entire sky with 20 maps. It then lists the constellations in alphabetical order. A brief description of the constellation is given. The book lists a brief description of the brighter objects, both stars and deep-sky object/5(9).
Make Stargazing More Fun Than Ever! Stargazing is among the most peaceful and inspiring outdoor activities. Night Sky, the award-winning book by Jonathan Poppele, makes it even better!Take a simple approach to finding 64 constellations by focusing on one constellation at a time, instead of attempting to study dizzying charts/5(63). There are also a great many detailed star charts available in the book which will help any northern hemisphere owner achieve proper orientation to the night sky. The book is also very good as discussing amateur astronomy from several points of view, including naked eye observation, binocular viewing and for those owning telescopes/5(). Beautifully illustrated with many tips and advice on how to both understand, observe and even photograph the night sky, including the stars, galaxies, nebulae, Sun, Moon, asteroids, comets and planets from the back yard, this book is your essential guide and reference to the celestial wonders of the Southern Night Sky.5/5(1). Exploring the Night Sky: The Equinox Astronomy Guide for Beginners Paperback – February 1, by Terence Dickinson (Author), John Bianchi (Illustrator) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Cited by: 1.
The star atlas is essentially drawn from the Cambridge Star Atlas, down to the same object list format. Twenty maps cover the entire night sky to a scale of about 3 degrees per centimeter, with stars to magnitude Hundreds of deep sky objects are plotted and listed. To my initial puzzlement, I didn't find a map key, as there is in the 4/5(2). In its pages are sections about deep-sky objects, celestial coordinates, magnitude, and size and scale, as well as the atlas itself, which breaks the sky into 48 charts. The maps show stars to. If you find yourself in this predicament, you'll want to check out the new book "See It with a Small Telescope" (Ulysses Press, ), . Star Atlas is an interactive. sky — a virtual, online planetarium, created by Neave Interactive. O stars, up to magnitude , are available to explore. Simply click and drag the sky to look around, and click a star or planet to find out more. Zoom using two fingers on a trackpad, or using a mouse scroll wheel.