National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

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Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers, but often we're blinded by science--dry facts can easily turn enchantment into a chore. We just want to lie down, look up, and understand the heavens above. The National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky shows us how. 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 ...

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

ISBN-13: 9781426202810

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