A Walk Through The Southern Sky

A Walk Through The Southern Sky

A Guide To Stars And Constellations And Their Legends

Book - 2000
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What star is that? Where is the Southern Cross? Who was Orion? A Walk Through the Southern Sky is a beautiful guide to pathways in the night sky which answers these questions and many more. Its unique simplified maps make it easy to find by eye the constellations and stars within them. Clear instructions guide the user on how to gauge sizes and distances, and how to move easily between constellations. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, thousands of years old, are retold to add to the mystery of the stars. Written with the complete beginner in mind, this book introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide: apart from normal sight and clear skies. Magically illustrated by Wil Tirion, this is an ideal introduction to launch the young astronomer on a journey across the starlit skies.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,� Port Melbourne : 2000
ISBN: 9780521665148
0521665140
Branch Call Number: ANF 523.80216 HEIF
Characteristics: 105 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Tirion, Wil

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