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Firefly practical astronomy

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Published by Firefly Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals.,
  • Astronomy -- Popular works.,
  • Astronomie -- Ouvrages de vulgarisation.,
  • Astronomie -- Manuels d"observation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-202) and index.

    Other titlesPractical astronomy
    StatementStorm Dunlop.
    GenreObservers" manuals., Popular works., Ouvrages de vulgarisation., Manuels d"observation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB64 .D84 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3326855M
    ISBN 101552978257
    LC Control Number2004300827
    OCLC/WorldCa53036371

    If you are ages , or an adult who wants to get "up to speed" on astronomy-speak in under a 5 hour read -- this is the book to own! This chronology of major astrological events to look for in the sky which comes at the end of the book is outdated by a few years due to the publish date, but the sky charts (actually full page photos) -- specifically and only for summer months in the U.S. Firefly Books Ltd., established in , is one of Canada's leading book publishers and distributors of quality non-fiction and children's goal is to bring readers beautifully produced books written by experts. Most of their books are tightly focused and .


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