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6 edition of Mapping the Sky found in the catalog.

Mapping the Sky

The Essential Guide to Astronomy

by Leila Haddad

  • 168 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Seuil .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular astronomy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Astronomy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8835319M
    ISBN 10202059692X
    ISBN 109782020596923

    The second half of the book details how to pick the right telescope and how to use it, then unlocks one-by-one the mysteries of the night sky from our solar system to the nebulae of deep space. A star chart is included, as are details of how to photograph one's observations. Originally published in France in RA and dec (also represented by the Greek letter δ) are coordinates marking a star’s (or galaxy’s) position with respect to two points in the sky: The celestial equator (a line in the sky directly above the Earth’s equator) The exotically named First Point of Aries, which is situated in the constellation of Pisces.


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