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Patterns in the Sky: An Introduction to Stargazing

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The night sky becomes familiar territory in this four-seasons guide to the stars and constellations visible from mid-northern latitudes. After depicting how the ?celestial sphere? is organized, Patterns in the Sky takes you on a sightseeing tour of the constellations. The book includes: ? An overview of the universe and the Milky Way Galaxy ? The layout and basic motions o ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Sky Publishing (first published September 1st 2006)
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James M. Madsen, M.D.
Feb 16, 2008 James M. Madsen, M.D. rated it it was amazing
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When I was growing up, I loved the little book Neighbors in Space (originally published in 1942 as Seeing Stars). The closest things that I've found to Neighbors in Space are this book and A Walk through the Heavens (q.v.), both of which are actually much better than my old book as a great introduction to stargazing. Patterns in the Sky includes not only excellent star maps (along with useful guideposts in the sky) but also a pronunciation guide and brief stories of the mythological stories asso ...more
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Mar 12, 2010 Sin rated it really liked it
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A short overview of the star constellations.
Beside constellations it explains how to find asterisms - easily recognized star patterns.
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