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Observing For The Fun Of It

Item No. 890-10750
Manuf. No. Kalmbach 18545

From the publishers of ASTRONOMY magazine.

Have you ever wondered if you could see the total lunar eclipse you heard about on television? What about the meteor shower you read about in the paper? Have you ever tried to find a constellation using a star chart, or wanted to buy a telescope for yourself or your grandkids and walked out more confused and perplexed that when you went it?

If any of these experiences sound familiar, you are not alone. Many people share a fascination with the stars, planets, and Moon we see in the night sky. Fortunately, you don't have to devote enormous amounts of time to enjoy the night sky. All that is really required are a few observing tricks, a couple of comfort items, and an occasional hour or two away from your television at night. In no time at all, you can enjoy watching meteors burning up as they enter Earth's atmosphere or show your friends how to find a couple of your favorite constellations. Observational astronomy can be as light-hearted or as serious as you wish. After all, the night sky is big enough for everyone.

What's inside: How to locate and identify constellations, observe the Moon and planets with the naked eye, watch meteor showers and eclipses, buy binoculars and telescopes, and much more.

Author Melanie Melton is an astronomer and writer. She is the author of Will Black Holes Devour the Universe.? a book of questions and answers for younger readers. She is Educational Program Specialist at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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