Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

Book Cover: Estrellas y Planetas Book Cover: Estrellas y Planetas

Title: Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets

Author: Ian Ridpath

Translator: Dulcinea Otero-Piñeiro

Publisher: Omega

Year: 2002 (Third Edition)

ISBN: 84-282-1314-3

Suggested reader’s academic level: High School

This book full of colorful pictures is divided into two parts, the first in which the author introduces the reader to observation of the night sky and shows the difference between the northern and southern hemisphere skies.

Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets

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This book full of colorful pictures is divided into two parts, the first in which the author introduces the reader to observation of the night sky and shows the difference between the northern and southern hemisphere skies. It also introduces the 88 constellations with monthly maps of the sky. The second part is for the reader to make a more detailed astronomical observation learning to recognize the location and names of double and multiple stars. This part of the book takes the reader into a brief study of galaxies, the sun, planets, asteroids, comets, meteors, meteorites, instruments to observe the sky, and basic astrophotography.

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