John A. Read covers everything needed to identify constellations, planets, stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Inquisitive stargazers will find planet hunting and star hopping easy with clearly plotted routes and images of the sky both as seen by the naked eye and detailed views from a telescope. Many fascinating cosmic objects can be easily spotted with the help of this book including beautiful Cassiopeia, regal Leo, the plentiful Kemble's Cascade, the explosive Crab Nebula, the rings of Saturn — even the moon! This easy to read, fully illustrated reference book will enrich every young person's experience of the skies above.
Skyways is ideal for teachers, youth group leaders, and anyone interested in hands-on astronomy education. Written by a Canadian with Canadian teachers and astronomy educators in mind. Instructions for hands-on activities on a wide range of topics including: Seasons, Stars, and the Solar System.
Revised Fourth Edition: updated for use through 2025. Written by Canadian astronomy writer and RASC member Terence Dickinson. NightWatch has been a must for the novice amateur astronomer for 30 years. The first three editions of NightWatch sold more than 600,000 copies, making it the top-selling stargazing guide in the world for the last 20 years. The key feature of this classic title is the section of star charts that are cherished by backyard astronomers everywhere. Each new edition has outsold the previous one because of thorough revisions and additional new material. NightWatch has been acclaimed as the best general interest introduction to astronomy. This hardcover edition includes star charts for use in the southern hemisphere. There are also dozens of new photographs throughout the book that show the latest thrilling discoveries made by current space observatories and probes.
Ojibwe Sky Star Map Constellation Guide: An Introduction to Ojibwe Star Knowledge A constellation guidebook focusing on Ojibwe Star Knowledge. Greek constellations and astronomical objects of interest are included along with the Ojibwe constellations organized by the four seasons and north circumpolar stars. Written by four native authors: Annette Lee, William Wilson, Jeff Tibbetts, Carl Gawboy. Accompanies the "Ojibwe Giizhig Anung Masinaaigan" - Ojibwe Sky Star Map created by Annette Lee, William Wilson, and Carl Gawboy.
Looking for somewhere to write down your stellar observations? Look no further! This logbook contains all the details about the Explore the Universe Observing Program, as well as logbook pages for detailing your observations, and an extra space to keep track of what you’ve seen so far so you know where to look next. Keep your observations forever in this book! This is the companion logbook to the Explore the Universe Observing Program.
Have you looked up at the Moon lately? Use this workbook to write down and sketch your observations! The workbook is a companion guide to the Explore the Moon With a Small Telescope Observing Program. It includes a full description of the program and all the required observing targets, as well as plenty of logbook pages for sketching and detailing your observations. This book helps you keep all your observations well organized and in a single spot, making it even easier to apply to receive your observing certificate and pin!
Have you looked up at the Moon lately? Use this workbook to write down and sketch your observations! The workbook is a companion guide to the Explore the Moon With Binoculars Observing Program. It includes a full description of the program and all the required observing targets, as well as plenty of logbook pages for sketching and detailing your observations. This book helps you keep all your observations well organized and in a single spot, making it even easier to apply to receive your observing certificate!