Night Sky

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Waterford Press
ISBN: 1583550879
Release Date: 2000-12-01
Genre: Nature

The Night Sky is the perfect, folding GLOW-IN-THE-DARK pocket reference to the night sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Guide highlights prominent constellations and stars that are visible with the naked eye from cities throughout North America. Simply shine a flashlight on the guide to illuminate the constellations and their names during summer or winter. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. This guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated constellation selection. Over 100,000 sold.

A Walk Through the Southern Sky

Author: Milton Heifetz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107698987
Release Date: 2012-07-17
Genre: Science

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.

Southern Night Sky

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Waterford Press
ISBN: 1583551689
Release Date: 2001-03-01
Genre: Nature

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).

Treasures of the Southern Sky

Author: Robert Gendler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1461406277
Release Date: 2011-10-17
Genre: Science

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.

The Night Sky

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Pocket Naturalist Guide
ISBN: 1620052806
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Genre: Education

This simplified guide to the night sky includes seasonal GLOW-IN-THE-DARK charts to the stars and constellations and introduces the reader to the solar system, our moon, planets (visible with the naked eye), meteor showers and eclipses. Simply shine a flashlight on the charts to illuminate them and then use your fingers to "walk" between major star groups. Laminated for durability, this indispensable pocket reference is ideal for astronomers of all ages. Made in the USA.

The Moon

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Pocket Naturalist Guide
ISBN: 1620052792
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Genre: Education

The brightest and largest object in the night sky, the Moon is about 1/4 the diameter of Earth and is approximately 240,000 miles (385,000 km) distant. This folding pocket guide provides simplified reference to the Moon and its surface features, its phases (and how these affect gravitation on Earth), eclipses, myths and viewing hints. Detailed maps of the Moon highlight prominent craters, mountains ranges, seas, highlands and manned moon landing sites. Laminated for durability, this indispensable pocket reference is ideal for astronomers of all ages. Made in the USA.

The Southern Sky Guide

Author: David Ellyard
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521714051
Release Date: 2008-10-23
Genre: Nature

A comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night.

A Walk through the Heavens

Author: Milton D. Heifetz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108184168
Release Date: 2017-02-16
Genre: Science

What is that star called? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful guide to the pathways in the night sky, and which answers these questions and more. Written for complete beginners, this book introduces the reader to the patterns of the northern hemisphere's sky in a clear and memorable way. Its simplified maps and clear instructions make it easy to find the main constellations and identify the bright stars within them. This fourth edition adds color and a map of the Moon to its successful formula. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, some thousands of years old, are retold to add to the wonder and mystery of the stars. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide, just the naked eye and clear dark skies above - simply look up, relax and enjoy this journey across the sky.

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope Southern Hemisphere Edition

Author: John A Read
Publisher:
ISBN: 0999034642
Release Date: 2017-05-28
Genre: Nature

This special edition has been designed specifically for aspiring astronomers living south of the equator. This book explores the planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae observable from the southern hemisphere. Not only does this book illustrate how to observe, it also shows how each object appears through a small telescope!

The Arctic Guide

Author: Sharon Chester
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400865963
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: Science

The Arctic Guide presents the traveler and naturalist with a portable, authoritative guide to the flora and fauna of earth's northernmost region. Featuring superb color illustrations, this one-of-a-kind book covers the complete spectrum of wildlife—more than 800 species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals—that inhabit the Arctic’s polar deserts, tundra, taiga, sea ice, and oceans. It can be used anywhere in the entire Holarctic region, including Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, Siberia, the Russian Far East, islands of the Bering Sea, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, and Greenland. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, size, habitat, range, scientific name, and the unique characteristics that enable these organisms to survive in the extreme conditions of the Far North. A color distribution map accompanies each species account, and alternative names in German, French, Norwegian, Russian, Inuit, and Inupiaq are also provided. Features superb color plates that allow for quick identification of more than 800 species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals Includes detailed species accounts and color distribution maps Covers the flora and fauna of the entire Arctic region

The Book of Khalid

Author: Ameen Rihani
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9783732680788
Release Date: 2018-05-15
Genre: Fiction

Reproduction of the original: The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani

Complete Course in Astrobiology

Author: Gerda Horneck
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527619009
Release Date: 2008-06-25
Genre: Science

This up-to-date resource is based on lectures developed by experts in the relevant fields and carefully edited by the leading astrobiologists within the European community. Aimed at graduate students in physics, astronomy and biology and their lecturers, the text begins with a general introduction to astrobiology, followed by sections on basic prebiotic chemistry, extremophiles, and habitability in our solar system and beyond. A discussion of astrodynamics leads to a look at experimental facilities and instrumentation for space experiments and, ultimately, astrobiology missions, backed in each case by the latest research results from this fascinating field. Includes a CD-ROM with additional course material.

Paradise Found

Author: William F. Warren
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 9783849641818
Release Date: 2013-12-10
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Dr. Warren is confident that he has succeeded in solving the problem where the human race originated, or where the Garden of Eden was. Not a few will be startled to learn that the cradle of the human race was at the North Pole, but Dr. Warren sustains this theory with a surprising array of evidence, and this in turn throws much light on the most vital of the current problems of biology, terrestrial physics, ancient cosmology, comparative mythology, primeval history, scientific anthropology, and Hebrew and Ethnic tradition. Dr. Warren has given to this work the study of many years, and writes with an enthusiasm and assurance of victory which make his volume exceedingly interesting.

Stargazing for Beginners

Author: John Mosley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 1565658213
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Science

Describes the constellations and explains how to locate them in the night sky, provides monthly star charts, and discusses lunar and solar eclipses