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  • By Terence Dickenson
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Nightwatch, Fourth Edition is a most user friendly book that covers everything. The beginner is led from the basic understanding of stars and planets to reading star charts. The intermediate astronomer is also catered to with a wealth of sky maps. Each new step is followed with diagrams, that proves visual aiding in quick comprehension. Nightwatch makes learning astronomy fun and educational for all ages.

Table of Contents

1. Discovering the Cosmos
2. The Universe in Eleven Steps
3. Backyard Astronomy
4. Stars for All Seasons
5. Stargazing Equipment
6. Probing the Depths
7. The Planets
8. Moon and Sun
9. Solar and Lunar Eclipses
10. Comets, Meteors, and Auroras
11. Photographing the Night Sky
12. Resources

Subject Astronomy
Author Terence Dickinson
Edition 4th
Hard/Soft Cover Hard
Pages 160
Dimensions 10" x 10" (254 x 254mm)
Illustrations Over 100 full color photographs
ISBN Number 1552093026
Publisher Amherst Media
Date Published 11/98