50 Things to See with a Small Telescope Southern Hemisphere Edition

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope  Southern Hemisphere Edition Author John Read
ISBN-10 1530741599
Release 2016-03-25
Pages 74
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A special edition for aspiring astronomers living south of the equator. This special edition of 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope explores the planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae observed from all over the southern hemisphere. Not only does this book demonstrate how to find things, it also shows what many of these objects look like through a small telescope!Here are just some of the items this book will help you find:* Planets* Nebulae* Comets* Globular Clusters * The International Space StationI am very excited to share my knowledge of astronomy and I am sure you will enjoy this book for years to come.



50 Things to See with a Small Telescope

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope Author John A. Read
ISBN-10 0615826717
Release 2013-05-19
Pages 72
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People love this book! 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope details the go-to objects observed at stargazing events all over the Northern Hemisphere. People of all ages frequently ask, "How did you find that so quickly?" Well, this book will explain just that! The planets in our solar system, the International Space Station, sunspots, birds, nebula, airplanes, and comets are just some of the items that his book will help you find! If you have been having difficulties enjoying your small telescope, this book is for you. There is something interesting about pretty much everything in outer space and it is exciting how many pop-culture references are derived from things in the night sky! Viewing the stars referenced in Star Trek, or talking about a character in Harry Potter named after a constellation, is just another way to make stargazing that much more fun! I am very excited to share my knowledge of astronomy and I am sure you will enjoy this book for years to come. By working through the 50 items in this book you will achieve a well-rounded understanding of amateur astronomy.



Astronomy with Small Telescopes

Astronomy with Small Telescopes Author Stephen Tonkin
ISBN-10 9781447102298
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 162
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Small telescopes, whether simple beginners' telescopes or refined computer-controlled instruments, are gaining popularity fast as technology improves and public interest increases. In this book the author has brought together the experience of small telescope users to provide an insightful look into just what is possible. It is written for newcomers to astronomy and experts. Topics covered include: refractors, reflectors, advanced catadioptric telescopes, and a simple radio telescope. Almost everyone with an interest in practical astronomy will want this book.



Astronomy with a Home Telescope The Top 50 Celestial Bodies to Discover in the Night Sky

Astronomy with a Home Telescope  The Top 50 Celestial Bodies to Discover in the Night Sky Author Seth Penricke
ISBN-10 9781623156497
Release 2015-08-16
Pages 176
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See What’s Out There To experience the greatest show on Earth, all you have to do is look up. With a simple home telescope, an astronomy novice can see the rings of Saturn, comets, asteroids, and nebulae. But even the bravest astronomy buffs know better than to explore outer space without a guide. That’s why everything you need to marvel at the stars is here in Astronomy at a Glance. Exciting profiles of 50 astronomy objects in the night skyClear directions to locate each astronomy object with a home telescopeAstronomy origin stories, scientific examples, and pop culture referencesExpert astronomy advice on using and cleaning your telescopeComplete schedule of solar and lunar eclipses Astronomy at a Glance is the best way to discover our distant neighbors in the cosmos.



The Everything Kids Astronomy Book

The Everything Kids  Astronomy Book Author Kathi Wagner
ISBN-10 9781605501741
Release 2008-04-01
Pages 144
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Explore the galaxies! Aliens, space ships, and constellations, oh my! Ride on a rocket ship to another galaxy with this stellar book. With The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book, astronomers-in-training will learn: How galaxies like the Milky Way were built. Why the sun's surface is 20,000-50,000-degrees Fahrenheit. Why the earth spins and how gravity works. What comets and asteroids are made of and how they affect planets. The truth about the man in the moon. Why Mars is so hot and what those rings around Saturn are. What scientists think about aliens and life in outer space If you want to build a sky-watching kit or change your room into a small universe, this book will take you on a journey that is out-of-this-world!



Stargazing For Dummies

Stargazing For Dummies Author Steve Owens
ISBN-10 9781118411575
Release 2013-01-08
Pages 352
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Reach for the stars Stargazing is the practice of observing the night sky and its contents - from constellations through to planets and galaxies. Stars and other night sky objects can be seen with the naked eye, or seen in greater numbers and in more detail with binoculars or a telescope. Stargazing For Dummies offers you the chance to explore the night sky, providing a detailed guide to the main constellations and also offering advice on viewing other night sky objects such as planets and nebulae. It's a great introduction to a fun new hobby, and even provides a fun way to get the kids outside while doing something educational! Gives you an introduction to looking at the sky with binoculars or a telescope Offers advice on photographing the night sky Without needing to get your head around mind-bending theories, you can take part in some practical physics If you're looking for easy-to-follow guidance on getting to know the night sky, Stargazing For Dummies has you covered.



Discover the Stars

Discover the Stars Author Richard Berry
ISBN-10 9780307774552
Release 2010-12-22
Pages 128
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For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars. Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with the naked eye and introduces you to deep-sky objects that can be seen with binoculars or a simple telescope. The tour is conducted by the editor of Astronomy magazine, Richard Berry, whose two-color, computer-plotted sky maps and clear instructions make stargazing fun and productive from your first night out. The heart of Discover the Stars is two sections of big, beautiful sky maps and charts. The first section features twelve maps that show the entire sky overhead as it appears during each month of the year. These outline all the constellations visible anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere, and the accompanying text reveals the rich ancient mythology that surrounds the star groups. The second section is made up of twenty-three star charts that depict smaller regions of the sky in great detail. These charts give the names of key stars and lead you to fascinating features such as stars with unusual colors, double stars, variable stars, nebulae, and galaxies. Separate chapters cover basics, such as how the stars move through the sky, how to find your way around the moon and the planets, making an astronomer's flashlight, and choosing and using a telescope -- all in terms that are easy to grasp and remember. Discover the Stars is the perfect introduction to the heavens, simple enough to be useful if you're just starting out but packed with enough information to keep you learning and enjoying the stars for years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Easy Things to See with a Small Telescope

Easy Things to See with a Small Telescope Author Richard J. Bartlett
ISBN-10 1519480733
Release 2015-11-22
Pages 178
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Specifically written with the beginner in mind, this book highlights over sixty objects easily found and observed in the night sky. Objects such as: * Stunning multiple stars * Star clusters * Nebulae * And the Andromeda Galaxy! Each object has its own page which includes a map, a view of the area through your finderscope and a depiction of the object through the eyepiece. There's also a realistic description of every object based upon the author's own notes written over years of observations. Additionally, there are useful tips and tricks designed to make your start in astronomy easier and pages to record your observations. If you're new to astronomy and own a small telescope, this book is an invaluable introduction to the night sky. Praise for other books by Richard J. Bartlett: "This is my third book from Mr. Bartlett and this one is as good as the others. I recommend it to all the beginners in my astronomy club." By Darren C. Bly on August 15, 2015 reviewing "2016: The Night Sky Sights" "Lots of wonderful information. A great reference guide and easy to follow. Every star gazer should have one with them" - By janine on November 18, 2015 reviewing "2015 An Astronomical Year" "This is a superb book, well laid out and easy to follow even if you are a complete novice or keen astronomer." by mr Fletcher on October 26, 2014 reviewing "The Astronomical Almanac, 2015-2019"



Constitution Translated for Kids

Constitution Translated for Kids Author Cathy Travis
ISBN-10 9780981453415
Release 2008
Pages 109
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Presents a sentence-by-sentence interpretation of the U.S. Constitution for elementary school students, with the first half of the work arranged with the original wording in the left column and a translation in simple language on the right. Reprint.



50 Things to See with a Small Telescope

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope Author John Read
ISBN-10 1530172276
Release 2016-02-21
Pages 72
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Japanese Edition of the Best Selling Book: 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope People love this book! 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope highlights the must-see objects observed at stargazing events all over the Northern Hemisphere. People of all ages frequently ask, "How did you find that so quickly?" Well, this book will explain just that! The planets in our solar system, the International Space Station, sunspots, birds, nebula, airplanes, and comets are just some of the items that his book will help you find! If you have been having difficulties enjoying your small telescope, this book is for you. There is something interesting about pretty much everything in outer space and it is exciting how many pop-culture references are derived from things in the night sky! Viewing the stars referenced in Star Trek, or talking about a character in Harry Potter named after a constellation, is just another way to make stargazing that much more fun! I am very excited to share my knowledge of astronomy and I am sure you will enjoy this book for years to come. By working through the 50 items in this book you will achieve a well-rounded understanding of amateur astronomy.



Star Maps for Beginners

Star Maps for Beginners Author I.M. Levitt
ISBN-10 9780671791872
Release 1992-09-01
Pages 64
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The author's maps, which divide the sky into quadrants, and explanations of the constellations are designed to simplify study for the amateur astronomer



Celestial Harvest

Celestial Harvest Author James Mullaney
ISBN-10 9780486170923
Release 2013-05-27
Pages 112
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Useful guide tells where to look for planets in Earth's solar system, as well as asteroids such as Ceres and Juno, open star clusters, diffuse nebulas, supernova remnants, spiral galaxies, and other phenomena.



NightWatch

NightWatch Author Terence Dickinson
ISBN-10 9781552093023
Release 1998
Pages 176
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Offers advice on observing the stars and constellations, discusses useful equipment, and includes information on the moon, comets, eclipses, and planets



Looking Through a Telescope

Looking Through a Telescope Author Linda Bullock
ISBN-10 0516279068
Release 2004-02-01
Pages 31
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Simple text and photographs describe and illustrate how to use a telescope.



7 Keys to Comprehension

7 Keys to Comprehension Author Susan Zimmermann
ISBN-10 9780307453181
Release 2008-06-03
Pages 224
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It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children. 7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already using this valuable program—practical, thoughtful advice about the seven simple thinking strategies that proficient readers use: • Connecting reading to their background knowledge • Creating sensory images • Asking questions • Drawing inferences • Determining what's important • Synthesizing ideas • Solving problems Easily understood, easily applied, and proven successful, this essential educational tool helps parents and teachers to turn reading into a fun and rewarding adventure. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Find the Constellations

Find the Constellations Author H. A. Rey
ISBN-10 9780547342573
Release 2008-09-22
Pages 72
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Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky, this classic book makes H. A. Rey’s passion for astronomy evident on every page. New updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto’s reclassification as a dwarf planet. There's also a brand-new online resource that allows readers to track the positions of the planets in the night sky till the year 2100!



The Kids Book of the Night Sky

The Kids Book of the Night Sky Author Ann Love
ISBN-10 9781553371281
Release 2004
Pages 144
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Introduces methods for observing the sky at night, the moon, the stars, constellations for each season, and the planets, recounts legends about the sky and the stars from many traditions, and suggests skywatching activities.