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Constellations

The Stars and Stories

Sasaki, Chris

(Book - 2002)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Constellations
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It's not always easy to find the 88 constellations, but this illustrated guidebook will lead you through the stars and make gazing at them a more meaningful experience. Two larger maps portray the entire northern and southern sky, and all the constellations in it. Because the stars put on different "seasonal shows," another set charts the changes that take place in the heavens during the year. Still more pictures present a close-up view of every single constellation, filled with detail. (You'll see an image of the real or imaginary creature it's named after, too.) And, there's so much great information accompanying the super visuals: facts on how far away the stars really are, other interstellar phenomena, the history of every constellation and how they got their names, and the best way to do your star searching. A Selection of Children's Book-of-the-Month Club.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c2002
ISBN: 1402708009
0806976357
Branch Call Number: j 523.8 S252c 2002
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Additional Contributors: Boddy, Joe

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The sky is a clear, glittering site where constellations (88 of them) form "provinces." It's not always easy to find the different groups, but this illustrated guidebook will lead you through the stars and make gazing at them a more meaningful experience.


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