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TitleStar Finder!: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky
File Size54.5 MB
Total Pages130
Table of Contents
                            Contents 4
Foreword 6
THE NIGHT SKY 8
Constellations 10
The celestial sphere 12
Star movement 14
Stargazing tips 16
ROUTE 1 THE BIG DIPPER TO LEO 18
The Big Dipper 20
Ursa Major 22
Cigar Galaxy 24
Polaris 26
Ursa Minor 28
Boötes 30
Canes Venatici 32
Whirlpool Galaxy 34
Corona Borealis 36
Leo 38
Review route one 40
Find the constellations 42
ROUTE 2 ORION TO THE PLEIADES 44
Orion 46
Orion Nebula 48
Canis Major 50
Canis Minor 52
Winter Triangle 54
Gemini 56
Taurus 58
Crab Nebula 60
The Pleiades 62
Review route two 64
ROUTE 3 CASSIOPEIA TO ARIES 68
Cassiopeia 70
Cepheus 72
Perseus 74
Andromeda 76
Andromeda Galaxy 78
Pegasus 80
Stephan’s Quintet 82
Aries 84
Review route three 86
Find the constellations 88
ROUTE 4 CYGNUS TO SERPENS CAPUT 90
Cygnus 92
Lyra 94
Ring Nebula 96
Aquila 98
Summer Triangle 100
Ophiuchus 102
Serpens Cauda 104
Serpens Caput 106
Messier 5 108
Review route four 110
Find the constellations 112
AMONG THE STARS 114
The Moon 116
The Milky Way 118
Planet spotting 120
Shooting stars 122
Glossary 124
Index 126
Acknowledgments 128
                        

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