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Night Sky

Night Sky

A Guide To Field Identification

Golden Field Guide f/St. Martin's Press

Mark R. Chartrand, Senior Vice President, National Space Society; Illustrated by Helmut K. Wimmer

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Don't miss the best meteor shower of the year. Discover the figure of the boy, "Jack," on the moon. Quickly locate favorite constellations such as the Big and Little Dipper, Orion, Draco, and Cassiopeia. With Mark R. Chartrand's Night Sky: A Guide to Field Identification, now you can! No other guide makes it easier for the casual stargazer or beginning astronomer to enjoy the splendors of the universe and appreciate the laws that govern the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

-Ideal for viewing with the naked eye, binoculars, or small telescopes
-Seasonal sky maps for each region of the United States
-Expert help photographing celestial events
-Solar eclipse timetable and safe viewing tips

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Mark R. Chartrand, Senior Vice President, National Space Society; Illustrated by Helmut K. Wimmer

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Mark R. Chartrand has contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press, including Night Sky and Exploring Space.

Mark R. Chartrand

Mark R. Chartrand

Helmut K. Wimmer

Helmut K. Wimmer

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