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Backyard Stargazer
Language: en
Pages:
Authors:
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

Stargazing is an activity that lasts a lifetime. There is nothing like the thrill of glimpsing at the rings of Saturn for the first time or seeing, with the aid of a simple pair of binoculars, a fuzzy patch in the sky resolve into a cluster of sparkling stars. The
The Backyard Astronomer's Guide
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Terence Dickinson, Alan Dyer
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books

Discusses the practical aspects of stargazing, including how to choose appropriate equipment, contending with light pollution, taking successful photographs of galaxies and nebulas, and selecting an observing site.
The Backyard Stargazer
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Pat Price
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Stargazing is an activity that lasts a lifetime. There is nothing like the thrill of glimpsing at the rings of Saturn for the first time or seeing, with the aid of a simple pair of binoculars, a fuzzy patch in the sky resolve into a cluster of sparkling stars. The
The Stargazing Year
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Charles Laird Calia
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04 - Publisher: Tarcher

Aquarter century after giving up his first telescope, Charles Laird Calia lay down one evening on his front lawn with his two young daughters, looked up at the stars, and rediscovered a childhood passion. Part primer on the science and history of astronomical observation, part love poem to the night
The Stars
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Gail Mack
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-15 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

"Describes the stars, including their history, their composition, and their roles in the solar system"--Provided by publisher.