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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0756662109, Paperback)For anyone who's ever looked at the night sky and wanted to know more about the galaxy around them, The Practical Astronomer shows readers how to discover and understand the mysteries of the solar system and beyond. Illustrated throughout with detailed photographs and illustrations, and using clear, easy-to-follow text, The Practical Astronomer takes you on a step-by-step journey from the basics of what can be seen with the naked eye, to how you can view more distant objects such as the planets of the solar system, and even galaxies far, far away-all in your own backyard.
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Explains how to find celestial objects using the naked eye and a telescope in one's very own backyard, in a book that includes detailed full-color photos and illustrations and an easy-to-follow text.
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