Simple stargazing: a first time skywatcher's guide

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A fun and informative skywatcher's guide for the astronomy novice

This book will make sense of the night sky for beginners of all ages. And contrary to popular belief, you don't need expensive equipment to start skygazing. The author introduces the night sky just as if he were by your side, pointing out all the things you can discover with the naked eye.

The book begins with a getting-started section and then takes you through the northern and southern hemispheres, covering what you can see from wherever you are in the world. With full-color illustrations and clear, informative text, Simple Stargazing is the perfect tool for the budding skywatcher.

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Photographs, charts, and illustrations to help you explore the night sky Sources for further reading and research Glossary of terms
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