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A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets
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A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets

Price per Unit (piece): HK$50.00

Author: Donald H. Menzel
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Format: Paperback USED
ISBN: 0395194229

If you want to know
• Which constellations you see in the night sky
• How to identify the stars, planets, asteroids, and other bodies, both with the naked eye and with optical equipment
• How to use telescopes, binoculars, and cameras for your enjoyment of the heavens

A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets

is the clearest, most complete pocket guide to astronomy, easy for the novice to use and understand, but detailed enough to satisfy the advanced amateur.

• 48 sky maps enable you to find and identify the constellations and major stars, at all seasons of the year, at all times of night, anywhere on earth

• 54 photographic sky charts, keyed for loaction to polar endpaper maps, show you exactly what to look for when using a telescope

• Chapters on time, the planets, the sun, the moon, and the nature of the stars and nebulae provide helpful background information

• Glossary, bibilography, astronomical tables, other features - all the valuable detail you expect from a Peterson Field Guide


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Last Updated: 20 January 2018