First Magnitude: A Book of the Bright Sky

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First Magnitude: A Book of the Bright Sky - Kaler, James B (Editor)
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"First Magnitude" is an entry-level book for readers with brightly lit skies. Its purpose is to show them that all is not lost, that they can still enjoy personal astronomy and have an appreciation of the heavens no matter where they live. It concentrates on the Sun, Moon, the five bright planets, and on the 23 brightest stars, which are visible from just about anywhere. The book concludes with bright ephemeral phenomena: meteors, comets, and exploding stars. The concept is a platform for introducing the reader to the ...

First Magnitude: A Book of the Bright Sky 2013, World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9789814417426

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