A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets: Including the Moon, Satellites, Comets, and Other Features of the Universe

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Houghton Mifflin, 1964 - Science - 397 pages

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Contents

How to Use This Book I
8
The Monthly Sky Maps
8
Pathways in the Sky
104
Order and System of the Constellations
107
The Nature of the Stars and Nebulae
116
The Photographic Atlas Charts
138
The Moon
250
The Sun
285
The Telescope and How to Use It
309
Photography in Astronomy
317
Time
322
Appendixes
333
Glossary
335
Bibliography
340
Tables
346
Index
389

The Planets and Their Positions
292
Other Bodies of the Solar System
304
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