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$14.95  
Hardcover, Nicole Mortillaro, 120 pages, 5.75 x 0.25 x 8.25 inches, ISBN: 9780228102595
2021 Night Sky Almanac   is the ideal resource for both novice and experienced sky watchers in the United States and Canada, with all of the advice, information and data that enthusiasts need to understand and enjoy the wonders of the night sky. This in-depth guide first introduces readers...
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$16.99  
paperback, DK, 128 pages, 8.6 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781465464750
From Orion to the Pleiades and Cassiopeia to Aries, this simple guide to star-hopping will takes kids on an exciting journey around the night sky's most famous constellations. Budding astronomers will love this stunning, new approach to stargazing, featuring step-by-step guides to identifying...
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$14.95  
Paperback, Storm Dunlop & Wil Tirion, 272 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780228101970
"This book is recommended for amateur astronomers, as well as school and public libraries." --American Reference Books Annual   (on a previous edition) Now features planning information on astrotourism. 2020 Guide to the Night Sky   is the ideal resource for novices and experienced...
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The Universe
LPI008
$29.99  
Hardcover, 608 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781788686365
Let Lonely Planet take you further than ever before with the world’s first and only travel guide to the Universe. Developed with the latest data from NASA, we take you from our home on Earth and out into the far reaches of the solar system, then into our neighbouring stars and planetary systems,...
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Dark Skies
LPI005
$19.99  
Hardcover, Valerie Stimac, 288 pages, 6.6 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781788686198
Witnessing the sweep of the Milky Way, the remains of comets burning up in our atmosphere, or the shimmering aurora, we better understand the universe and our place in it. Lonely Planet’s   Dark Skies , the first world’s guide to astrotourism, can help you experience all of this and more...
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$24.99  
Paperback, Andrew Fazekas, 288 pages, 5 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9781426220159
Explore the star-studded cosmos with this fully updated, user-friendly skywatcher's guide, filled with charts, graphics, photographs, and expert tips for viewing -- and understanding -- the wonders of space. Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers. In these inviting pages, "Night...
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$14.95  
Paperback, Storm Dunlop & Wil Tirion, 96 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9780228101055
With   2018 Guide to the Night Sky , amateur astronomers can view the sky over the course of a year and not miss a thing. It is also a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy... The small and light format makes this book the ideal portable reference."   -- Lunar and Planetary...
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$16.99  
Paperback, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 272 pages, 7 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781681884622
For stargazers, comet-spotters and planet-seekers looking to enhance your deep sky knowledge and observations - this is your quintessential guide. The Total Skywatcher’s Manual will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for...
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$14.95  
Paperback, Giles Sparrow, 320 pages, 5 x 6.5 inches, ISBN: 9781782742609
Following the ‘Big Bang’, it took the universe billions of years to evolve into the unique system of stars and planets that we know of today. Scientists have studied the planets of our solar system for centuries, and are beginning to understand the billions of stars and other bodies that make up...
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$9.95  
Spiral, Jonathan Poppele, 28 pages, 4.5 x 7.5 inches, ISBN: 9781591935810
Your Night Sky Companion   To gaze skyward is to be filled with wonder. You might find yourself asking questions like, “Is that bright object a planet or a star? What does the constellation Perseus look like? When’s the next meteor shower?” Find these answers and more in  Simply...
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$5.99  
Laminated Card, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781601905208
A stunning guide to this amazing phenomenon! Side one features four beautiful images of the Aurora borealis seen in Alaska. Side two has images and text that explain it, along with a satellite view map of the state. The card features sturdy lamination, 5.5" x 8.5" with hole for lanyard.
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, 9781620052792, 12 pages, 4 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9781620052792
The brightest and largest object in the night sky, the Moon is about 1/4 the diameter of Earth and is approximately 240,000 miles (385,000 km) distant. This folding pocket guide provides simplified reference to the Moon and its surface features, its phases (and how these affect gravitation on...
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, James Kavanagh, 12 pages, 4 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9781620052808
This simplified guide to the night sky includes seasonal  , GLOW-IN-THE-DARK charts  to the stars and constellations and introduces the reader to the solar system, our moon, planets (visible with the naked eye), meteor showers and eclipses. Simply shine a flashlight on the charts to...
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$14.95  
Paperback, George Moromisato, 260 pages, 5 x 7 inches, ISBN: 9781591935575
Is there anything more amazing than the night sky? You've seen the stars and the constellations―but there's so much more to discover! George Moromisato's guide introduces you to 101 sights, from old favorites like Saturn's famous rings to awe-inspiring wonders like the Andromeda Galaxy. Learn...
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$29.95  
Paperback, Robin Scagell, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781770859005
Updated star maps include all sky events occurring in 2017 and beyond. Praise for the previous edition: "A concise introduction to the night sky suitable for the beginning stargazer... The text is clear and easy to read... Recommended."  -- Choice "An ideal portable reference for...
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$7.95  
Laminated Pamphlet, Tyler Nordgren & Chad Moore, 12 pages, 4.5 x 10 inches, ISBN: 9781943334001
This informative guide is an excellent introduction to the stars, constellations and nebulae that make up the visible sky at night. Nearly two-thirds of Americans no longer live in a place where the Milky Way, our home galaxy, is visible after dark. This guide not only shows you when it is...
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$16.95  
Paperback, 320 pages, ISBN: 9781591932291
Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing. And certainly nothing beats camping and stargazing at the same time. With that in mind, Jonathan Poppele has written this incomparable field guide to the night sky. Constellations in the book are organized by degree of locating...
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, Tom Anderson, 7.7 x 4 x 0.2 inches, ISBN: 9781591934912
Tom Anderson is a naturalist and a writer who splits his time between Minnesota and the Yukon Territory in northern Canada. Both places have augmented his love for the northern lights. In this guide, he describes the northern lights' characteristics and types, based on the phenomenon's varying...
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Paperback, Robin Scagell, 192 pages, 5 x 0.4 x 7.8 inches, ISBN: 9781770853294
A practical guide that demystifies the process of buying a telescope... valuable advice on how to instantly spot misleading labels on low-end telescopes. --Astronomical Society of the Pacific "Books of Note" Buying a telescope is essential for the stargazer who wishes to progress from...
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$12.00 $19.95  
Paperback, Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest, 400 pages, 5.5 x 1.1 x 6.5 inches, ISBN: 9781770854826
Interest in astronomy continues to grow stronger for readers of all ages. Recent astronomy titles, like History of Astronomy , have shown consistently strong sales.  The Astronomy Bible  is a comprehensive guide to the study of what lies beyond our planet. With this book readers can easily...
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$19.95  
Map, Robin Scagell & Wil Tirion, 1 pages, 12 x 12 inches, ISBN: 9780228101277
"A work of art [that] no amateur astronomer should be without."   -- Astronomy Forum The   Firefly Planisphere   is a valuable tool for beginner and advanced stargazers. The previous edition, published in 2013, had star maps up to 2022. This sixth edition updates the maps to 2030....
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$25.00  
Hardcover, Carole Stott & Giles Sparrow, 128 pages, 12 x 12 inches, ISBN: 9781465414533
Now with removable planisphere! Starfinder  lays out the universe clearly, highlighting the signposts in the sky and explaining the cosmology of the stars. Discover the wonders of the night sky with up-to-date information about the universe, including monthly charts to both the northern...
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$19.99  
Paperback, Jay M. Pasachoff, 592 pages, 7.2 x 4.6 x 1.2 inches, ISBN: 9780395934319
The fourth edition of this best-selling field guide has been completely revised and updated to include the latest information from leading astronomical sources. All the time-sensitive material is new and valid through 2017: solar eclipses, phases of the moon, positions of the planets, and more....
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Southern Night Sky
WFP005
$7.95  
Folding Pocket Guide, James Kavanagh, 6 pages, 8.25 X 3.69 inches, ISBN: 9781583551684
The Southern Night Sky provides a simplified field reference to familiar stars and constellations. A durable folding guide format is great for use in the field, and allows any level of nature explorer to recognize and easily identify the most common constellations. This guide features glow in...
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