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Author Raymo, Chet.

Title An intimate look at the night sky / Chet Raymo.

Imprint New York : Walker, 2001.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  523 R267    ---  Available
Description xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-228) and index.
Contents Winter: Alpha: in the beginning -- Dark: why the night is dark -- Far: the distances to the stars -- Spring: Fusion: how stars burn -- Spin: the planets -- Swoosh: comets and meteors -- Summer: Shadow: the moon and eclipses -- Death: how stars die -- Vortex: the Milky Way galaxy -- Autumn: Myriad: the universe of galaxies -- Spirit: life in the universe -- Omega: how the universe will end -- Appendices: Planets -- Meteor showers -- Star maps: Orion, Canis Major, Canis Minor -- Taurus, the Pleiades, Auriga -- Gemini, Cancer -- Leo, Virgo -- Ursa Major, Ursa Minor -- Bootes, Corona Borealis, Hercules -- Libra, Scorpius, Sagittarius -- Lyra, Cygnus, Aquila, Sagitta, Delphinus -- Capricornus, Aquarius, Fomalhaut -- Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Pegasus -- Andromeda, Perseus -- Pisces, Aries.
Subject Stars -- Observers' manuals.
Constellations -- Observers' manuals.
Astronomy -- Miscellanea.
ISBN 0802713696
Standard No. IG# 0802713696

 
    
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