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Collins Pocket Guide to Stars and Planets (Collins Pocket Guides)

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Published by Harpercollins Pub Ltd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWil Tirion (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7255453M
ISBN 100002199793
ISBN 109780002199797
OCLC/WorldCa29520842


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. 5/5(2). (Collins Guide) Previously entitled Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets, this classic guide to the night sky enters a fully revised fourth edition as part of the authoritative "Collins Guide" series.

The book is a comprehensive guide to the stars and celestial objects visible in binoculars, or an average-sized telescope/5(3). Previously entitled 'Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets', this classic guide to the night sky enters its fourth edition as part of the authoritative 'Collins Guide' series.

A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts. Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion are authors of the ‘Collins Pocket Guide to the Stars and Planets’ and ‘The Monthly Sky Guide’ (CUP).

Ian is editor of ‘Norton’s Star Atlas’ and the ‘Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy’, and author of ‘Satr Tales’. Wil is author of ‘Sky Atlas ‘/5(5).

Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets guides the amateur astronomer to the most splendid celestial sights, all visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope.

Now in its third edition, the book has been fully revised and updated in the light of recent developments, making it the most practical and comprehensive guide 5/5(2). Wil Tirion is the world's leading celestial cartographer, having designed the first ever star atlas in Together Ian and Wil have also produced ‘Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets’ and ‘Collins Gem Stars’.

(25). Biography Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion are authors of the Collins Pocket Guide to Stars and Planets and The Monthly Sky Guide (CUP).

Ian is editor of Norton's Star Atlas and the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy, and author of Star Tales. Wil is author of Sky Atlas The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative 'Collins Guide' series.

A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts, and new diagrams and photographs.

Buy Stars and Planets: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Solar System - Fully Revised and Expanded Edition (Princeton Field Guides "Though it is small enough to fit into a coat pocket on a cool, dark evening, the amount of /5(16).

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Previously entitled 'Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets, this classic guide to the night sky enters its fourth edition as part of the authoritative 'Collins Guide, series.

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A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts, and new diagrams and photographs. The book includes many star charts showing stars visible to the naked eye.

A young budding astronomer will be able to use these charts from any point on Earth to learn the constellations that brighten up the night sky. Packed with fascinating facts and figures about the wonders of the Universe, Collins Stars and Planets is richly illustrated Pages: A Pocket Guide To The Stars And Planets book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. Pocket Guide to Stars and Planets by Ian Morison,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).

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Collins Stars & Planets (5th Edition, October ) Publisher: William Collins. Authors: Ian Ridpath & Wil Tirion. ISBN: 5. Book size: pages. Retail Price: £ (UK) The urge to study the sky transcends national boundaries, and so it.

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My First Pocket Guide Stars & Planets book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gazing into the night sky, children investigat /5. Letts Pocket Guide to Stars and Planets identify the major constellations visible within the Northern Hemisphere.

There is information on the solar system, including descriptions of the planets, galaxies, star clusters and black holes.4/5. Below is my review of 11 children’s books about stars and constellations.

Note: For more space-related activities, see my Space Unit Study page. Our Stars by Anne Rockwell. This book is a fun introduction to the stars for kids ages The information is presented in a very simple way to make it accessible for young children.

Continuously in print sincethis book has established itself as the standard guide to the wonders of the night sky for amateur astronomers of all ages.

The UK and US editions are identical, apart from the cover, and are printed from page layouts produced by me on Quark XPress.

All star charts and line diagrams are by Wil Tirion. Title: Book-Review - Collins Guide to Stars and Planets: Authors: Ridpath, I. Publication: Nature, Vol, NO/APR25, P.(Nature Homepage)Publication Date.

Not Available adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: I. Ridpath, W. Tirion, R. Knox. Besides the obvious things like monthly star charts for both northern and southern hemispheres, the book contains a complete 52 chart atlas of the sky put together by Wil Tirion with notes on objects in each chart, clever finder charts and tables for the planets for a ten year period, history and lore of the naming of the constallations, many Cited by:   Book Review: Stars and Planets Ian Ridpath has been adding to his impressive list of publications with the recently updated fourth edition of “ Stars and Planets “.

A concise reference by a best-selling astronomy author. The Guide to Stars and Planets is a practical guide to the night sky featuring detailed maps of the moon and constellations, plus a host of recommendations on what to look for and when.

In a compact format, this book is illustrated with charts, maps, and stunning photographs from the world's /5. Wil Tirion is the world's leading celestial cartographer, having designed the first ever star atlas in Together Ian and Wil have also produced `Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets' and `Collins Gem Stars'.

Reviews4/5(1). Get this from a library. Pocket guide to stars & planets. [Ian Morison; Margaret Penston] -- Pocket Guide to Stars and Planets is a practical guide to understanding the night sky and observing the heavenly bodies. The books expose the children to different topics, and link with other books and subjects we’re already teaching.

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In a compact format, this book is illustrated with charts, maps, and stunning photographs from the world's finest Earth- and space-based telescopes. About My First Pocket Guide Stars & Planets. Gazing into the night sky, children investigate our solar system, the universe, and major constellations.

Star charts map the sky and help young astronomers navigate their way with the naked eye, binoculars, or telescopes. Title: Book Review: POCKET GUIDE TO STARS AND PLANETS / New Holland, Book Authors: Morison, Ian; Penston, Margaret: Review Author: Scagell, Robin: Publication. : My First Pocket Guide Stars & Planets (National Geographic My First Pocket Guides) () by O'Byrne, John; Rob Mancini and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(8).

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Ian Ridpath's home page. My handbooks for observing the sky include the Collins Stars and Planets Guide (known in the US as the Princeton Field Guide to Stars and Planets), Collins Gem Stars, and The Monthly Sky Guide (all illustrated by Wil Tirion, the world’s foremost astronomical cartographer).

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