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Stargazer's Guide How to Read Our Night Sky

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ISBN-10: 0061789690

ISBN-13: 9780061789694

Edition: N/A

Authors: Emily Winterburn

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List price: $16.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/24/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

As the curator of Astronomy at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Emily Winterburn was responsible for one of the world's most important astronomy collections. She has written for the BBC and Astronomy Now magazine and has appeared on the BBC's What the Ancients Did for Us, the Channel 4 News, and In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg. She lives in Yorkshire, England, with her husband and two children and works at the Leeds University History of Science Museum.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
April and the Bears
May and Hercules
June and the Sun
July and Bayer's Menagerie
August and Lacaille's Mountain
September and the Milky Way
October and Orion the Hunter
November and Shooting Stars
December and Queen Cassiopeia
January, Tea and Stars
February, Jason and the Argonauts
March, Astrology and the Zodiac
Afterword
Further Reading
Picture Credits
Index