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The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky [SCM]

by Dr. Jason Lisle Author

(From Amazon): Your first step into the vast universe with a one-of-kind guide to the night sky! Find out when and where to look with just the naked eye... you’ll be amazed at how much of the galaxy you can see. Locate Orion, the well-known constellation, and within it you can easily see the red supergiant star Betelgeuse over 3000 trillion miles away. Or marvel at our galaxy, the Milky Way, shining brightly overhead in late summer as you see the light spots containing entire star clusters! Includes 150 beautiful photos, full-color star-charts, easy to use illustrations, and video link for expert advice! “How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do i find Saturn?” All of these questions are easily answered with this helpful guide. The heavens truly declare God‘s glory....now understand why!

Additional Details

Resource Type
Book
ISBN
9780890516416
Print Status
In Print
Chapters
13
Pages
240
Suggested Grades
6th - 12th
Publisher
New Leaf Publishing Group
Copyright
2012

Chapters

  • 1 Motions in the Sky - Basic
  • 2 Motions in the Sky - Advanced
  • 3 Understanding the Eye
  • 4 Astronomy with the Unaided Eye
  • 5 Celestial Events
  • 6 Telescope Basics
  • 7 Telescope Observing Sessions
  • 8 The Moon and the Sun
  • 9 The Planets
  • 10 Star Classification and Telescope Viewing
  • 11 Deep Sky Objects
  • 12 Astrophotography
  • 13 The Relevance of Astronomy

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