Atlas Of The Southern Night Sky

Author: Steve Massey
ISBN: 9781921517273
Size: 43.73 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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If you ever needed a book to help you explore the wonderful night skies from down under, be it Australia, South America, South Africa or New Zealand, this is it!. With hundreds of full colour star charts and maps of the Moon and planets of our Solar System, this book will ensure you get the most out of a pair of binoculars or a small telescope from suburban and dark country sky locations. .Includes a new foreword by Dr Fred Watson AM, Australian Astronomical Observatory; Many new and updated images and objects to find in the night sky; Several new images by southern amateur astronomers; Updated star charts; Updated planetary information; Extended equipment and image processing information and an all-new Deep-Sky month planner.

Southern Night Sky

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Waterford Press
ISBN: 9781583551684
Size: 20.18 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Southern Night Sky provides a simplified field reference to familiar stars and constellations. A durable folding guide format is great for use in the field, and allows any level of nature explorer to recognize and easily identify the most common constellations. This guide features glow in the dark constellations (flashlight illuminates the star charts).

100 Things To See In The Southern Night Sky

Author: Dean Regas
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1507207816
Size: 30.44 MB
Format: PDF
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A handy field guide for the optimum stargazing experience, whether you’re travelling, camping, or in your own backyard! The night sky is full of amazing things to see, from shooting stars and constellations, to planets and satellites, but it can be hard to tell what you’re seeing, or where to look for the best view. 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky lets you know what you can expect to see on any given night, whether you’re using a small telescope, or just your naked eye. 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky—especially for those south of the equator—includes background information on the makeup, appearance, and history of each celestial object, along with easy-to-follow instructions on the best way to catch a glimpse of these cosmic glories. With this helpful guide you’ll have the world on a string—or more precisely, the sky in your hands.

The Southern Night Sky

Author: Waterford Press Staff
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 9780670040117
Size: 79.29 MB
Format: PDF
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One of a series of 'pocket naturalist' field guides in the form of handy fold - out laminated cards. Designed as a simplified introductory reference and 'star finder', it highlights the most prominent constellations and stars visible from cities in the southern hemisphere. Clear illustrations and a handy glow - in - the - dark feature makes the star charts simple and practical to use.

A Walk Through The Southern Sky

Author: Milton Heifetz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107698987
Size: 45.42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky. This book provides clear instructions on how to determine star sizes and the distances between stars, allowing readers to move easily between constellations. The budding astronomer is introduced to the mystery and wonder of the southern sky as the myths and legends of its stars and constellations are wondrously retold. The third edition of this magical book features a new moon map, an updated list of planet positions, additional illustrations and more realistic star maps. It is an invaluable and beautiful guide for beginner stargazers, both young and old.

Stargazing For Beginners

Author: John Mosley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9781565658219
Size: 48.48 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes the constellations and explains how to locate them in the night sky, provides monthly star charts, and discusses lunar and solar eclipses

The Night Sky Month By Month

Author: Sarah Larter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756673826
Size: 69.10 MB
Format: PDF
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Anyone with an interest in astronomy needs a map to help them find their way around the night sky. The Night Sky Month by Month contains charts for observing the night sky in both the northern and southern hemispheres throughout the year. Readers can find their latitude, relate the chart to their local horizon, and see which way the stars and planets are moving in this fascinating guide to the mysterious night sky.

Treasures Of The Southern Sky

Author: Robert Gendler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781461406273
Size: 78.58 MB
Format: PDF
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This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula, as well as the brilliant star cluster Pismis 24, the beautiful NGC 1532-1 pair of interacting galaxies and the radiant Toby Jug Nebula.