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Название: Celestial Delights: The Best Astronomical Events Through 2020
Автор: Francis Reddy
Размер: 11 mb
Celestial Delights is the essential "TV Guide" for the sky. Through extensive graphics integrated with an eight-year-long calendar of sky events, it provides a look at "don't miss" sky events, mostly for naked-eye and binocular observing. It is organized by ease of observation -- lunar phases and the brighter planets come first, with solar eclipses, the aurora, and comets coming later.
This third edition also includes a hefty dose of sky lore, astronomical history, and clear overviews of current science. It provides a handy reference to upcoming naked-eye events, with information broken out in clear and simple diagrams and tables that are cross-referenced against a detailed almanac for each year covered. This book puts a variety of information all in one place, presents it in a friendly way that does not require prior in-depth astronomical knowledge, and provides the context and historical background for understanding events that astronomy software or web sites lack.