An intimate look at the night sky / Chet Raymo.
Book | Walker & Company | 2001

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xii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Winter: Alpha: in the beginning -- Dark: why the night is dark -- Far: the distances to the stars -- Spring: Fusion: how the stars burn -- Spin: the planets -- Swoosh: comets and meteors -- Summer: Shadow: the moon and eclipses -- Death: how stars die -- Vortex: the Milky Way galaxy -- Autumn: Myriad: the universe of galaxies -- Spirit: life in the universe -- Omega: how the universe will end -- Appendices: Planets -- Meteor showers -- Star maps: Orion, Canis Major, Canis Minor -- Taurus, the Pleiades, Auriga -- Gemini, Cancer -- Leo Virgo -- Ursa Major, Ursa Minor -- Bootes, Corona Borealis, Hercules -- Libra, Scorpius, Sagittarius -- Lyra, Cygnus, Aquila, Sagitta, Delphinus -- Capricornus, Aquarius, Fomalhaut -- Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Pegasus -- Andromeda, Perseus -- Pisces, Aries.
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