Star Tales
Ian Ridpath
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Star Tales

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The myths and legends associated with the stars and constellations, as told by a leading science author. Illustrated with engravings from two leading star atlases, this is a perfect reference book for anyone interested in classical mythology or astronomy.
Hardcover, 161 pages
Published by Universe Publishing(NY)
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I have read this book five times already and keep coming back to its wonderful constellation tales. If the constellations you see in the night sky puzzle you or/and if you are into amateur astronomy, it'll be one of the most satisfying reads of your career!
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Ian William Ridpath is an English amateur astronomer, who has been an active observer, writer, editor, and broadcaster, on the subject since 1972. He is also known for his UFO skepticism, an interest in astro-philately, marathon running (having participated in the London Marathon dressed as Halley’s Comet) and, most recently, horse racing.

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Astronomy Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook and Reference Handbook, 20th Edition Stars and Planets: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Solar System The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Universe Collins Stars and Planets Guide

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