The Star Guide

The Star Guide

Learn How to Read the Night Sky Star by Star

Book - 2005
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A thorough revision of the bestselling guide to the night sky - over 100,000 copies sold!

The first edition of The Star Guide introduced readers of all ages to the wonders of the night sky. Now comes the highly anticipated revised edition, expertly updated by one of the world's leading writers on astronomy and space. Illustrated throughout in full color, the guide features spectacular new photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope, more than 60 easy-to-use star charts, and an invaluable detachable planisphere. Special sections explain the nature of stars and galaxies and what makes the universe tick.

Baker & Taylor
Demonstrates how to observe the stars with binoculars or the naked eye, introduces the main constellations, and describes how astronomers study the universe.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, c2005
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780471706175
Branch Call Number: 523.80223 K468s 2005
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm + 1 planisphere (23 cm.diam.)


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