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A Walk through the Southern Sky a Guide to Stars, Constellations and Their Legends

What star is that? Where is the Southern Cross? Who was Orion? This book answers these questions and many more. Its unique simplified maps make it easy to find the constellations in the southern hemisphere skies, and the stars within them. Clear instructions guide the user on how to gauge sizes and distances, and move easily between constellations. This new edition has been updated with additional mythology information, and a list of the planet positions up to 2016. The ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold to add to the mystery of the stars. Of value to all ages, this book introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide: apart from normal sight and clear skies. Magically illustrated, this is an ideal introduction to launch the young astronomer on a journey across the starlit skies.

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  • "What star is that? Where is the Southern Cross? Who was Orion? This book answers these questions and many more. Its unique simplified maps make it easy to find the constellations in the southern hemisphere skies, and the stars within them. Clear instructions guide the user on how to gauge sizes and distances, and move easily between constellations. This new edition has been updated with additional mythology information, and a list of the planet positions up to 2016. The ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold to add to the mystery of the stars. Of value to all ages, this book introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide: apart from normal sight and clear skies. Magically illustrated, this is an ideal introduction to launch the young astronomer on a journey across the starlit skies."@en
  • "Easy-to-use guide to the constellations of the southern night sky and their myths and legends."
  • "Milky way - The southern cross - Constellations - Planets - Stars."
  • "A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky."
  • "A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere."@en
  • "A walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use star maps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky."
  • "A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky. This book provides clear instructions on how to determine star sizes and the distances between stars, allowing readers to move easily between constellations. The budding astronomer is introduced to the mystery and wonder of the southern sky as the myths and legends of its stars and constellations are wondrously retold. The third edition of this magical book features a new moon map, an updated list of planet positions, additional illustrations and more realistic star maps. It is an invaluable and beautiful guide for beginner stargazers, both young and old."

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  • "A Walk Through the Southern Sky : A Guide to Stars, Constellations and Their Legends"
  • "A walk through the southern sky a guide to stars, constellations and their legends"
  • "A walk through the southern sky : a guide to stars, constellations and their legends"
  • "A Walk through the Southern Sky a Guide to Stars, Constellations and Their Legends"@en
  • "A Walk through the Southern Sky A Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends"
  • "A walk through the southern sky a guide to stars and constellations and their legends"
  • "A walk through the southern sky a guide to stars and constellations and their legends"@en
  • "A walk through the southern sky : a guide to stars and constellations and their legends"
  • "A walk through the southern sky : a guide to stars and constellations and their legends"@en
  • "A Walk through the Southern Sky"
  • "A Walk Through the Southern Sky a Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends"@en
  • "A walk through the Southern sky : a guide to stars and constallations and their legends"