A Walk Through the Southern Sky PDF ePub eBook

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A Walk Through the Southern Sky free pdf What star is that? Where is the Southern Cross? Who was Orion? This book answers these questions and many more. Its unique simplified maps make it easy to find the constellations in the southern hemisphere skies, and the stars within them. Clear instructions guide the user on how to gauge sizes and distances, and move easily between constellations. This new edition has been updated with additional mythology information, and a list of the planet positions up to 2016. The ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold to add to the mystery of the stars. Of value to all ages, this book introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide: apart from normal sight and clear skies. Magically illustrated, this is an ideal introduction to launch the young astronomer on a journey across the starlit skies.

About Milton D. Heifetz

Milton Heifetz is an amateur astronomer, professor of neurosurgery, and inventor of 'The Precession of the Equinoxes' planisphere, now at the Harvard University Museum of Historical Scientific Instruments. It is now used to determine positions of the stars in ancient history and years in the future. Wil Tirion is a Free Lance Uranographer and Graphic Designer. He is co-author of The Monthly Sky Guide, now in its seventh edition (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

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Author : Milton D. Heifetz
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 04 September 2007
ISBN : 0521689457
EAN : 9780521689458
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 120 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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