By Fred Schaaf
"Fred Schaaf is likely one of the so much skilled astronomical observers of our time. For greater than twenty years, his view of the sky-what can be seen, while it will likely be noticeable, and what it is going to glance like-has inspired tens of hundreds of thousands of individuals to show their eyes skyward."
—David H. Levy, technology Editor, Parade journal, discoverer of twenty-one comets, and writer of Starry evening and Cosmic Discoveries
"Fred Schaaf is a poet of the celebs. He brings the sky into people's lives in a manner that's compelling and his descriptions have all of the influence of witnessing the celebs on a crystal-clear darkish night."
—William Sheehan, coauthor of Mars: The entice of the crimson Planet and The Transits of Venus
In this booklet, you’ll meet the twenty-one brightest stars seen from Earth. You’ll locate those stars and detect the simplest how one can see them. every one famous person is profiled in a separate bankruptcy, with specific assistance on what to seem for whereas looking at it. compatible for newbies in addition to skilled beginner astronomers, the e-book stocks interesting information regarding the lore and legends attached with each one megastar via historical past, in addition to what the technological know-how of astronomy has to coach us in regards to the star’s actual nature.
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