The Cambridge Guide to the Constellations

By Michael E. Bakich

Constellations aren't new to astronomy. Even sooner than the period of printing, styles of stars were well-known by way of people and their histories were handed on from iteration to iteration, tradition to tradition. This e-book is the last word constellation reference ebook. eventually, a e-book exists that brings jointly various information regarding constellations, together with: the dimensions, visibility, and relative brightness of all eighty-eight constellations; former destinations of extinct constellations; the variety of noticeable stars in each one constellation; and extra. utilizing tables, this data is gifted within the first a part of the ebook in order that constellations could be conveniently in comparison and a basic view of them built. within the moment a part of the ebook, each one constellation is taken in flip, with a celeb chart and map illustrating the linked celestial determine, supported through a finished record of crucial homes. This hugely illustrated quantity offers the main entire connection with date masking all facets of the constellations and should be useful for astronomers, either novice undefined, educators and technology writers.

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