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A walk through the heavens : a guide to stars and constellations and their legends

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A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful and easy-to-use guide to the constellations of the northern hemisphere. By following the unique simplified maps, readers will be able to easily find and identify the constellations and the stars within them. Ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold, adding to the mystery of the stars. Written for the complete beginner, this practical guide introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed, apart from normal sight and clear skies. Milton D. Heifetz is a clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of Southern California and visiting professor at Harvard Medical School. This is his first astronomy book. Wil Tirion is the author of numerous sky guides, including The Cambridge Guide to Stars and Planets (1997), The Cambridge Star Atlas (1996), and The Monthly Sky Guide (Cambridge, 2003).

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Bristol Library 520 HEI (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52134300059536
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1001 . ‡aHeifetz, Milton D., ‡d1921-
24512. ‡aA walk through the heavens : ‡ba guide to stars and constellations and their legends / ‡cMilton D. Heifetz, Wil Tirion ; [illustrations by Wil Tirion].
250 . ‡aThird edition
260 . ‡aCambridge, UK ; ‡aNew York : ‡bCambridge University Press, ‡c2004.
300 . ‡avii, 87 pages : ‡billustrations (some color) ; ‡c25 cm.
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500 . ‡aIncludes index.
520 . ‡aA Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful and easy-to-use guide to the constellations of the northern hemisphere. By following the unique simplified maps, readers will be able to easily find and identify the constellations and the stars within them. Ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold, adding to the mystery of the stars. Written for the complete beginner, this practical guide introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed, apart from normal sight and clear skies. Milton D. Heifetz is a clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of Southern California and visiting professor at Harvard Medical School. This is his first astronomy book. Wil Tirion is the author of numerous sky guides, including The Cambridge Guide to Stars and Planets (1997), The Cambridge Star Atlas (1996), and The Monthly Sky Guide (Cambridge, 2003).
650 0. ‡aStars ‡vObservers' manuals
650 0. ‡aConstellations ‡vObservers' manuals.
7001 . ‡aTirion, Wil.
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