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By David H. Levy

During this basic consultant, David Levy evokes readers to event the sweetness of eclipses and different brief astronomical occasions for themselves. overlaying either sunlight and lunar eclipses, he offers step by step directions on easy methods to detect and picture eclipses. in addition to explaining the technological know-how at the back of eclipses, the ebook additionally offers their historic history, discussing how they have been saw long ago and what we have now realized from them. This own account comprises examples from the seventy seven eclipses the writer has witnessed himself. The consultant additionally comprises chapters on occultations of stars and planets by means of the Moon and of asteroids via stars, and the transits of Mercury and Venus. Tables of destiny eclipses make this priceless for someone, from novices to practised observers, desirous to study extra approximately those attention-grabbing occasions.

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