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Astronomy
by Jay M. Pasachoff and Wil Tirion and Robin Brickman


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The Peterson First Guide to Astronomy provides an introduction to astronomy for beginners, featuring photographs taken from the MESSENGER spacecraft and predictions for meteor showers, comets, and eclipses. The book encourages readers to go out into the field, using the maps that show the positions of the stars throughout the year as a guide.  Read more...


 
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Overview

The Peterson First Guide to Astronomy provides an introduction to astronomy for beginners, featuring photographs taken from the MESSENGER spacecraft and predictions for meteor showers, comets, and eclipses. The book encourages readers to go out into the field, using the maps that show the positions of the stars throughout the year as a guide. This edition maintains the easy-to-use condensed format of the original, and makes it easy to proceed to the full-fledged Peterson Field Guide to Stars and Planets for more in-depth information.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780544165625
  • ISBN-10: 0544165624
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 128
  • Reading Level: Ages 13-17
  • Dimensions: 7.32 x 3.9 x 0.13 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31 pounds

Series: Peterson First Guides

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