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An edition of The Brightest Stars (2008)

The Brightest Stars

Discovering the Universe through the Sky's Most Brilliant Stars

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This edition published in by Wiley

Written in English

288 pages

"Fred Schaaf is one of the most experienced astronomical observers of our time. For more than two decades, his view of the sky-what will be visible, when it will be visible, and what it will look like-has encouraged tens of thousands of people to turn their eyes skyward." --David H. Levy, Science Editor, Parade magazine, discoverer of twenty-one comets, and author of Starry Night and Cosmic Discoveries "Fred Schaaf is a poet of the stars. He brings the sky into people's lives in a way that is compelling and his descriptions have all the impact of witnessing the stars on a crystal-clear dark night." --William Sheehan, coauthor of Mars: The Lure of the Red Planet and The Transits of Venus In this book, you'll meet the twenty-one brightest stars visible from Earth. You'll learn how to find these stars and discover the best ways to see them. Each star is profiled in a separate chapter, with detailed guidance on what to loo...

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The Brightest Stars
2008, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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"Fred Schaaf is one of the most experienced astronomical observers of our time. For more than two decades, his view of the sky-what will be visible, when it will be visible, and what it will look like-has encouraged tens of thousands of people to turn their eyes skyward." --David H. Levy, Science Editor, Parade magazine, discoverer of twenty-one comets, and author of Starry Night and Cosmic Discoveries "Fred Schaaf is a poet of the stars. He brings the sky into people's lives in a way that is compelling and his descriptions have all the impact of witnessing the stars on a crystal-clear dark night." --William Sheehan, coauthor of Mars: The Lure of the Red Planet and The Transits of Venus In this book, you'll meet the twenty-one brightest stars visible from Earth. You'll learn how to find these stars and discover the best ways to see them. Each star is profiled in a separate chapter, with detailed guidance on what to loo...

Classifications

Library of Congress QB815 .S33 2008
Dewey 523.8

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Format
Paperback
Number of pages
288

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10334679M
ISBN 10
0471704105
ISBN 13
9780471704102
Library Thing
5911597
Goodreads
2711025

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August 17, 2010 Edited by IdentifierBot added LibraryThing ID
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