National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

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Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers. This National Geographic book brings the solar system, space, stars, science, and planets to life in your own backyard, inspiring us to look up and understand the heavens above. Authors Howard Schneider and Patricia Daniels take an expert but easygoing approach that doesn't overwhelm--it invites. Ten chapters cover everything a beginning stargazer will need to know, from understanding the phases of the moon to picking Mars out of a planetary lineup to identifying the kinds ...

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky 2009, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781426202810

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