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50 Things to see With a Telescope

A young stargazer's guide

by John A. Read
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 3
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

John A. Read covers everything needed to identify constellations, planets, stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Inquisitive stargazers will find planet hunting and star hopping easy with clearly plotted routes and images of the sky both as seen by the naked eye and detailed views from a telescope.

Many fascinating cosmic objects can be easily spotted …

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Astronomy 2019

edited by Terence Dickinson
edition: Calendar
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful re …

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Astronomy 2018

edited by Terence Dickinson
edition: Calendar
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful re …

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Astronomy 2017

edited by Terence Dickinson
edition: Calendar
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful re …

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Astronomy 2016

edited by Terence Dickinson
edition: Calendar
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful re …

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Astronomy 2015

edited by Terence Dickinson
edition: Calendar
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful re …

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Quick Reference to Night Skies of Canada

by Volker Bodegom, contributions by Gregory Kennedy, illustrated by Alesha Braitenbach-Cartledge
edition: Fold-out book
tagged: sky observation, regional

Quick reference guide to night skies.

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Astronomy 2014

edited by Terence Dickinson
edition: Calendar
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful re …

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Astronomy 2013

edited by Terence Dickinson
edition: Calendar
tagged: astronomy, sky observation

Majestic spiral arms of a remote galaxy shimmer from the combined light of 50 billion stars. The ethereal curtains of the aurora borealis ripple across the night sky. Vast clouds of gas and dust, 10,000 times wider than the solar system, pervade the galaxy. Captured by the cameras of talented amateur astronomers and by the world's most powerful re …

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Skywatchers 2012

A celestial-events calendar by Stan Shadick

by Stan Shadick
edition: Paperback
tagged: sky observation

Black holes, stars, planets, meteor showers, comets and galaxies are just part of what the night skies have to offer. Stan Shadick explains all things celestial in this award-winning calendar that features monthly star maps for orienting stargazers to the heavens; inset maps illustrating planetary conjunctions and other events; and commentaries tha …