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How to identify night sky

by Storm Dunlop

  • 273 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stars,
  • Observers" manuals,
  • Popular works,
  • Astronomy,
  • Constellations

  • About the Edition

    Maps, charts, and full-color illustrations describe the night sky including planets, comets, meteors, and man-made satellites.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStorm Dunlop and Wil Tirion
    ContributionsTirion, Wil
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB63 .D86 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24741618M
    ISBN 100760753679
    ISBN 109780760753675
    OCLC/WorldCa55701689

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I recommend it to anyone who wants to explore the night sky for the first time and understand how the night sky visible to us changes during the night and during the year." (Jocelyn Tomkin, The Observatory, Vol. (), ) "The book is about how to identify the stars and constellations /5(3).

The monthly sky charts in `How to Identify [the] Night Sky' are excellent. The planetary position illustrations are also helpful. For those inclined to memorize the constellations and asterisms, there are also extensive diagrams included. Personally, as regards these `pictures', I readily recognize Orion's `belt' and Ursa Major's `big dipper /5(6).

The monthly sky charts in `How to Identify [the] Night Sky' are excellent. The planetary position illustrations are also helpful. For those inclined to memorize the constellations and asterisms, there are also extensive diagrams included.

Personally, as regards these `pictures', I readily recognize Orion's `belt' and Ursa Major's `big dipper /5(6). Here the night sky is divided into easy-to-follow sections. Once you can navigate your way around you can then identify what is visible in the sky on any given night during the year.

There are sections on how to observe and understand the objects that comprise the night sky, the moon, How to Identify guides are designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to a subject/5(23).

His book emphasizes the point that getting to know the night sky with the naked eye is an essential platform from which to start any astronomical observation. Step-by-step, the reader is guided through the knowledge needed to recognise key constellations, identify stars and planets, and interpret changes in the overall appearance of the sky throughout the : Springer London.

This book aims to solve that issue by teaching you how to navigate the night sky. You will learn the star hopping, altitude azimuth, and right ascension declination methods of navigation.

Sections will not only teach you what the terms mean, but give you example you can use to actually find things on your own. The book starts with the brightest and most obvious sights, including the sun, with the bulk of the rest of the book dedicated to the stars and constellations visible in the northern hemisphere Author: Hanneke Weitering.

Navigating the Night Sky Checklist 9 Procedures (P) P# 1. Before Observing P# 2. Establishing Sky Awareness Sky Lesson 1 – imaginary sky markers P# 3. Orient the Sky Map to the Night Sky P# 4. Visually Locating the Major Constellations P# 5.

Locating Objects With the naked Eye Sky Lesson 2 – motion in the sky Sky Lesson 3 – Angles in the skyFile Size: 5MB. Imagine the whole sky as you see it as a dome with its edges resting on the horizon.

This dome will help us find the altitude coordinate, which is the angle the planet makes with the horizon. The horizon line is 0° and the sky straight above your head is 90°. This point above you is called the zenith.

(Note that altitude numbers can be negative. An online planetarium fromshowing what stars and planets you'll be able to see in the night sky on any given day of the year. Guides to the night sky. Location: Redmond (°N; °W) Online Planetarium.

Home Charts. News Latest. Designed as a comprehensive introduction for the beginner and those who want to find out more, How to Identify the Night Sky covers everything that can be seen with the naked eye and binoculars, as well as what is visible using a small telescope.

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(Illustrations are best viewed on a tablet.)An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given note that this is the edition.

Chart data is accurate to the end of Designed as a comprehensive introduction for /5(17). If you find yourself in this predicament, you'll want to check out the new book "See It with a Small Telescope" (Ulysses Press, ), by Will Kalif.

It's an observation guide, mentor and. Navigating the Night Sky book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Onee the Sun has gone down, on clear nights without moonlight, th /5.

About the Book (Illustrations are best viewed on a tablet.) An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night.

Please note that this is the edition. Chart data is accurate to the end of For the price you can't go too wrong with this beginning astronomy book. The sky charts go to the year so don't wait too long to buy it. The included night sky charts are fairly self-explanatory, although it would have been nice if a large size pull-out style map had also been included/5(5).

Get this from a library. How to identify night sky. [Storm Dunlop; Wil Tirion] -- Maps, charts, and full-color illustrations describe the night sky including planets, comets, meteors, and man-made satellites. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for How to Identify Night Sky at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Night Sky Sights. Meet Vega, the Jewel of the Lyre. Meet Vega, the fifth-brightest star in the night sky and the most brilliant star in the constellation Lyra. Vega is in the prime of its life on the main sequence, but it's notable for its speedy spin and infrared-radiating.

The books subtitle, How to Find Planets, Constellations, Satellites and Other Night Sky Wonders Without a Telescope provides a Have you always wondered why stars twinkle, where to find the constellations (and what ARE constellations, anyway??) and what that bright light moving across the sky is (it’s probably NOT a UFO!), Bob’s book /5.An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night.

Designed as a comprehensive introduction for the beginner and those who want to find out more, How to Identify the Night Sky covers everything that can be seen with the naked eye and binoculars, as well as what is visible using a small telescope/5(4).We invite you to join the NASA Night Sky Network astronomy outreach community on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates on astronomy events, outreach opportunities, and astronomy activities.

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