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eBook See the Stars: Your First Guide to the Night Sky ePub

eBook See the Stars: Your First Guide to the Night Sky ePub

by Ken Croswell

  • ISBN: 1563977575
  • Category: Science Nature and How It Works
  • Subcategory: For Children
  • Author: Ken Croswell
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Boyds Mills Press; 1st edition (September 1, 2000)
  • Pages: 32
  • ePub book: 1427 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1983 kb
  • Other: rtf doc docx lrf
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 337

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Astronomers tell us to go out on a clear night with two things: a pair of binoculars and an expert as your guide.

Astronomers tell us to go out on a clear night with two things: a pair of binoculars and an expert as your guide.

Save the complicated star charts for later

Save the complicated star charts for later. Save the complicated star charts for later

I love how each page shows a picture of how it looks, gives you a text guide to what month, days of that month, direction, and time of day to look for the different constellations.

Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I love how each page shows a picture of how it looks, gives you a text guide to what month, days of that month, direction, and time of day to look for the different constellations. The author also wrote out a few paragraphs about each constellation. I guess I just never thought of a star-making I wanted a t guide to find Pleiades, Orion, and Arcturus.

Save the complicated star charts for later. The information on the inside flaps, for example, is usually written by some PR whizz completely unknown to the author. Publishing houses employ staff to work solely on book covers and some even discourage staff from actually contacting authors.

Because the author, Ken Croswell, knows that it's sometimes hard to find a place without light pollution, every constellation in this book can be seen with the naked eye (though admittedly, some might be easier to spot than others).

An absolute beginners guide to learning the 12 brightest constellations.

htm (1 of 5)3/13/2004 2:00:50 AM. Untitled Document. An absolute beginners guide to learning the 12 brightest constellations. At the pace of 1 constellation/month, you take the book outside, open it to the appropriate month and find that month’s constellation. Published by Caroline House, Boyds Mills Press, Inc. Excerpts reprinted by permission.

in astronomy from Harvard University and lives in Berkeley, California.

Vincent Van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist by Jan Greenberg. Cover the bulletin board with black cloth or dark paper. Punch holes with a sharp pencil or ice pick where the dots are. Turn down the lights and place a flashlight in the cup so that the light shines through the holes and create the constellation on the ceiling of the program room.

Published 2000 by Boyds Mills Press in Honesdale, Pa.

your first guide to the night sky. 1st ed. by Ken Croswell. Published 2000 by Boyds Mills Press in Honesdale, Pa. Written in English.

The author talks about astronomy in simple terms that students can understand. The author talks about astronomy in simple terms that students can understand.

What's the best way to find the stars and constellations? Astronomers tell us to go out on a clear night with two things: a pair of binoculars and an expert as your guide. With Ken Croswell's See the Stars, all you need are the binoculars. Save the complicated star charts for later. With See the Stars, it's easy for readers to experience the twelve best and brightest star patterns (one for each month) in the sky. On a clear night, young astronomers will have fun comparing color photographs of constellation with those in the night sky. Readers will learn about the life and death of stars, black holes, why stars are different colors, and more.