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My First Pocket Guide: Constellations
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 079226942X, Paperback)National Georgraphic My First Pocket Guides cover a wide range of topics, from animals to constellations, from weather to ecosystems. Each book has approximately 40 entries on the topic, each occupying a spread of the book. An introduction pulls it all together, and a how to use this book section points out all features for ease of use. Constellations covers the fact and myth behind the great pictures in the sky. Each constellation is detailed through star maps and sketches, and the history of stargazing unfolds on the pages. Learn how to spy Orion's belt, pick out the Little Dipper as well as the Big Dipper, and understand why the constellations appear to move about the sky. Myth and astronomy blend in these profiles with the combination of great tales from past stargazing storytellers and fun facts about the universe.
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A guide to the constellations of the night sky and the mythology behind them.
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