Stargazing for Dummies
ISBN: 1118411560
EAN13: 9781118411568
Language: English
Publication Date: Mar 18, 2013
Pages: 348
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 8.43" L x 5.51" W
Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

Learn to:

  • Navigate the night sky with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope
  • Identify key constellations and night-sky objects, wherever you are in the world
  • Take your first steps toward night-sky photography

The fun, easy way to get into stargazing and start navigating the stars and planets - right away!

You don't need a degree in astrophysics to plumb the mysteries of the universe, and this book proves it. Stargazing For Dummies makes navigating the stars easy. From finding your way around our solar system to hunting for elusive deep-space objects, this book provides everything you need to get started on your journey through the cosmos.

  • Meet the neighbours - get to know the celestial neighbourhood, from the Moon and Venus to Orion and the Seven Sisters
  • Peek into the private lives of stars - learn the basic science of stars, such as what they're made of, the different types, how many there are, distances between them and more
  • Magnify the magnificent - learn about binoculars and various types of telescopes, how to buy them and how to use them to see farther into the cosmos
  • Connect the dots - learn how to recognise constellations and tell the difference between near stars, distant galaxies, globular clusters and nebulae
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