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Deep Space Mysteries 2023 Calendar $19.95
Explore nebulae, spiral galaxies, star-forming regions, and other mysteries of deep space in this 2023 calendar from Astronomy magazine! Description Astronomy magazine brings you the Deep Space Mysteries 2023 calendar filled with dramatic images of nebulae, spiral galaxies, star-forming regions, and other mysteries of deep space. Each month details planet visibility, meteor showers, conjunctions, and other observing opportunities, as well as moon phases and other major astronomical events. Bonus - this space calendar also includes tips for getting the most out of viewing the Moon! National holidays and occasions are highlighted, and there is ample room to add notes and...
Firefly Books
2023 Night Sky Almanac $14.95
A portable guidebook for enjoying the night sky in 2023. Description The 2023 Night Sky Almanac is the ideal resource for both novice and experienced sky watchers in the United States and Canada, with all the advice, information and data that enthusiasts need to understand and enjoy the wonders of the night sky. This in-depth guide first introduces readers to the objects in the sky - from stars, to comets, to globular clusters -- and then takes them through the cosmic events to look out for each month in 2023, with sky maps, moon phase charts and info about the...
Formac Lorimer Books
110 Things to See With a Telescope by John... $23.95
A Great Messier Object Workbook This book and a telescope are all you need to find, view, and record your observations of the 110 most popular stargazing targets. But what makes this list of objects so famous? Over 200 years ago, the French comet hunter Charles Messier published a list of fuzzy, comet-like objects he saw through his telescope. To him, they were a nuisance. We now know them as star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies! Modern astronomers later expanded his list from 103 to 110 objects – and they’re some of the finest celestial sights to explore with your backyard...
Firefly Books
Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing t... $34.95
Revised Fourth Edition: updated for use through 2025. Description The first three editions of NightWatch sold more than 600,000 copies, making it the top-selling stargazing guide in the world for the last 20 years. The key feature of this classic title is the section of star charts that are cherished by backyard astronomers everywhere. Each new edition has outsold the previous one because of thorough revisions and additional new material. NightWatch has been acclaimed as the best general interest introduction to astronomy. The fourth edition has improvements over the 3rd edition in every chapter, including: The famous charts, ideal for...
Firefly Books
Backyard Astronomer'S Guide, 4Th Edition B... $49.95
The touchstone for contemporary stargazers. This classic, groundbreaking guide has been the go-to field guide for both beginning and experienced amateur astronomers for nearly 30 years. Description The fourth edition brings Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer's invaluable manual completely up-to-date. Setting a new standard for astronomy guides, it will serve as the touchstone for the next generation of stargazers as well as longtime devotees. Technology and astronomical understanding are evolving at a breathtaking clip, and to reflect the latest information about observing techniques and equipment, this massively revised and expanded edition has been completely rebuilt (an additional 48 pages brings...
Formac Lorimer Books
50 Things To See On The Moon by John A. Read $19.95
50 Things to See on the Moon by John A. Read is a wonderful visual introduction to the Moon, designed with first-time stargazers and young adults in mind. To help newbies fall in love with astronomy and our closest celestial neighbour, John Read has hand-picked 50 of the best lunar features to observe with a telescope or binocular of your choosing. You’ll refer to the book night after night as the Moon goes through its cycle of phases and new, interesting surface features come into view. Description John Read has personally observed, photographed, and researched all 50 objects and is...
Formac Lorimer Books
50 Things To See With a Telescope: A Young... $19.95
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 with the help of this book including beautiful Cassiopeia, regal Leo, the plentiful Kemble's Cascade, the explosive Crab Nebula, the rings of Saturn — even the moon! This easy to read, fully illustrated reference book will enrich every young person's experience of the skies above....
Formac Lorimer Books
50 Animals That Have Been To Space by Jen ... $19.95
Since the early days of flight, animals have helped researchers learn how to survive in the sky, and their role continues as humanity voyages into outer space. In 1783, a rooster, a duck and a sheep were placed in a basket attached to the first hot-air balloon. In the age of rockets and space travel, many more animals have travelled into orbit, and most have returned safely to earth. Description This book tells the stories of 50 trips into space, with details about the animals and the scientists involved. The experiments, often designed by students, originate from many countries. The...
Formac Lorimer Books
50 Things To Know About the International ... $19.95
This book tells young readers everything they want to know about life in space. With a focus on international collaboration, it details how men and women in space celebrate the holidays, watch the latest movies, go to sleep, call home, eat and drink, use the toilet and so much more. Description Featured astronauts include Canadians Chris Hadfield and Julie Payette — the only Canadian woman to visit the ISS. Each page of this book is heavily illustrated with photos showing the space station and the astronauts in action. Short texts and cutlines engage readers and make this book fun to...
Formac Lorimer Books
50 Space Missions That Changed the World b... $19.95
Since the first spacecraft launched in 1957, there have been many ground-breaking missions that have expanded our knowledge of the solar system. The 50 featured in this collection include Voyager's Grand Tour, Apollo 8 and the first crewed mission to the Moon, the first woman in space and the first communication satellite that brought live television to the world. Description You can also find information on spy satellites, space tourism and climate change. In the early days of space exploration, the focus was on military dominance. Today most missions require the collaboration of several different countries and there's a broader...

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