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The southern sky guide / David Ellyard and Wil Tirion
Bib ID 2114469
Format BookBook
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Ellyard, David, 1942-
 
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Edition 2nd ed. 
Description Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2001 
vi, 95 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0521789583
Summary

"This book provides a handy reference to the skies visible from the countries of the southern hemisphere. Amateur astronomers or casual observers of the night sky will have easy access to the star charts of world famous astronomical cartographer Will Tirion, prepared especially for this volume. Television astronomer David Ellyard has contributed a detailed explanatory text to accompany the charts, together with a general introduction to the study of the night sky, including the moon and planets."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Using binoculars and telescopes
  • Observing the night sky
  • The panorama of the night sky
  • The turning of the night sky
  • Sun and moon
  • The planets
  • Satellites, comets and meteors
  • A variety of sights
  • The all sky charts
  • The constellation and sectional charts
 
Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Southern sky (Astronomy) -- Observers' manuals.  |  Southern sky (Astronomy) -- Amateurs' manuals.
Other authors/contributors Tirion, Wil

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