Religion

The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky

The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky

Author: Dr. Jason Lisle

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781614581949

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 121

Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God’s Creation. Lisle designed Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky for everyone from young students to amateur astronomers. In it you will: Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars Discover how to choose the best telescope for you Find 150 stunning, full-color star-charts and other easy to use illustrations for success “How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do I find Saturn? What sorts of objects can be seen with binoculars?” These questions and many more are easily answered with the helpful tips and basic understanding of astronomy presented in this book. Create or expand the hobby of stargazing; an outdoor, educational hobby to enjoy with friends or family. Regardless of your circumstances and the economy, you will always be able to marvel at the beauty of our night sky.
Science

100 Things to See in the Night Sky, Expanded Edition

100 Things to See in the Night Sky, Expanded Edition

Author: Dean Regas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781507213827

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 751

Discover the amazing wonders of the night sky with this expanded edition to 100 Things to See in the Night Sky, perfect for every amateur stargazer and armchair astronomer! Keep your feet on the ground and experience the night sky to the fullest by exploring planets, satellites, and constellations with this all-inclusive reference guide to space. 100 Things to See in the Night Sky, Expanded Edition is full of information on the many amazing things you can see with a telescope, or just your naked eye! From shooting stars to constellations and planets to satellites, this book gives you a clear picture of what you can see on any given night. Learn about the celestial bodies that have captured people’s imaginations for centuries, with specific facts alongside traditional myths and beautifully illustrated photographs and star charts that will help you know where to look for the best view. With this illuminating guide, you’ll enjoy hours of stargazing, whether you’re travelling, camping, sitting in your back yard, or simply flipping through the beautiful images in this book.
Nature

David Levy's Guide to the Night Sky

David Levy's Guide to the Night Sky

Author: David H. Levy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521797535

Category: Nature

Page: 346

View: 883

Inroduces beginners to amateur astronomy, describes what to look for and when--beginning with the solar system and moving on to the stars--and offers suggestions for better observations.
History

Easy Field Guide to the New Mexico Night Sky

Easy Field Guide to the New Mexico Night Sky

Author: Dan Heim

Publisher: American Traveler Press

ISBN: 093581079X

Category: History

Page: 32

View: 375

This guide is your map for a personal stargazing tour through the New Mexico Night Sky. Included are the legends of the night sky from the region's Native American tribes.
Science

Easy Field Guide to the Southwestern Night Sky

Easy Field Guide to the Southwestern Night Sky

Author: Dan Heim

Publisher: American Traveler Press

ISBN: 0935810625

Category: Science

Page: 32

View: 847

"The sky charts included are accurate for observers in Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas"--Page 1.
History

Easy Field Guide to the Arizona Night Sky

Easy Field Guide to the Arizona Night Sky

Author: Dan Heim

Publisher: American Traveler Press

ISBN: 0935810781

Category: History

Page: 32

View: 266

This guide is your map for a personal stargazing tour through the Arizona Night Sky. Included are the legends of the night sky from the region's Native American tribes.
Reference

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781600572128

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 660

The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 150th anniversary edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: 150 Years of The World Almanac: A special feature celebrating The World Almanac's historic run includes highlights from its distinguished past and some old-fashioned "facts," illustrating how its defining mission has changed with the times. Historical Anniversaries: The World Almanac's recurring feature expands to incorporate milestone events and cultural touchstones dating to the book's founding year, from the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson to the publication of Little Women. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Greatest Single-Season Performances: In light of Russell Westbrook's unprecedented 42 regular-season triple-doubles, The World Almanac takes a look back at athletes' best single-season runs. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. The Obama Presidency: A year after Barack Obama’s second term came to a close, The World Almanac reviews the accomplishments, missteps, and legacy of the 44th president. The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. Other New Highlights: A biography of the 45th president and profile of the Trump administration; 2016 election results; and statistics on crime, health care, overdose deaths, shootings, terrorism, and much more. The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 while providing all the information you'll need in 2018. 2017—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2017. 2017—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring a preview of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, complete coverage of the 2017 World Series, new tables of NBA, NHL, and NCAA statistics, and much more. 2017—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2017. 2017—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the quirkiest news stories of the year, from the king who secretly worked as an airline pilot for decades to the state that's auctioning off its governor's mansion. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2017, from news and sports to pop culture.
Astronomy

The Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky

The Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky

Author: Mark R. Chartrand

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106014806456

Category: Astronomy

Page: 760

View: 538

Field guide to the night sky with information on individual stars, constellations, galaxies, planets, and the moon.
Ephemerides

The Astronomical Almanac

The Astronomical Almanac

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015060925016

Category: Ephemerides

Page: 594

View: 169

Astronomy

Astronomical Phenomena for the Year 2017

Astronomical Phenomena for the Year 2017

Author: Nautical Almanac Office United States Naval Observatory

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: UCSD:31822038915591

Category: Astronomy

Page: 88

View: 716

Updated edition -- Astronomical Phenomena for the Year 2018 is alswo available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/008-054-00246-3 This small, useful booklet contains general interest material preprinted from The Astronomical Almanac. It is published jointly by the U.S. Naval Observatory and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office two years in advance of its date. It includes such things as: •dates for Solar equinoxes, solstices, phases of the Moon •eclipse maps •dates for various planetary phenomena •visibility and magnitudes of the planets •dates for some religious and civil holidays •chronological eras and cycles •the equation of time and declination of the Sun •sunrise/set, moonrise/set times •the position of Polaris. Other related products: Almanacs and Navigation Guides can be found here:https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-nav... Light Lists product collection can be found here:https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-nav... USACE Navigational Charts can be found here:https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-nav... Other products produced by the U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/927
Nautical almanacs

The Nautical Almanac for the Year ...

The Nautical Almanac for the Year ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCR:31210023918491

Category: Nautical almanacs

Page: 366

View: 195

Cannibalism

Narrative of an Exploratory Tour to the North-east of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope

Narrative of an Exploratory Tour to the North-east of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope

Author: Thomas Arbousset

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433082327390

Category: Cannibalism

Page: 352

View: 937