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Been added such as Pluto’s reclassification as a dwarf planet There's also a brand new online resource that allows readers to track the positions of the planets in the night sky till the year 2100. This book helped our family get outside at night in the winter mostly and start getting to know the constellations I started out only knowing the Big Dipper and Orion's belt and now I can pick out Cassiopeia the TwinsGemini the Charioteer and for sure Polaris I'm still working on finding some of the other brighter stars and planets but I'm starting to love these stars because they have become familiar I appreciated the simple constellation drawings and sky maps in this book because they made it easier to translate onto the real skyDuring a cruise a few months ago I felt at home because all my constellation friends were faithfully there when I went out on deck at night And I could tell which direction we were going by the stars I should keep this book out to learn of the summer constellations

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Find the ConstellationsContaining star charts a guide to the constellations and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky this classic book makes H A Rey’s passion for astronomy evident on. I know you can get an app for your mobile phone which when you point it at the heavens will tell you what you're looking at But spotting the constellations should be a learning experience not just an identifying one IMHO This lovely wee book by the author of Curious George is simple enough that kids can use it and gives just the right amount of information for adults to feel like they're learning something which makes it just the thing for everybody The drawings are sweet the prose is light and sometimes funny there are uizzes that help you learn charts that help you identify the stars and constellations and what's not to like about a book which ends thus We have now finished our trip through the starry skies We can now find the constellations and when we see a bright star at night we shall recognize it and know it by name and greet it as a friend No app can claim to do that for you

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Download Find the Constellations 107 µ Containing star charts a guide to the constellations and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky this classic book makes H A Rey’s passion for astronomy evident on every pageNew updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book Facts anEvery pageNew updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book Facts and figures for each planet have been revised and new scientific information has. A spectacular book for young children It begins with The Big Dipper the most easily recognized asterism then demonstrates how it fits within The Great Bear; with lines and without to help familiarize the constellation shape and the image associated to the name After sharing a few like that it moves on to teaching the 15 brightest stars seen in most of the US by demonstrating magnitude within the constellations and teaches those star namesInterspersed among the segments are sky views are shown for North and South through the seasons shown with and without lines; facts about space such as light years myths and how best to view the stars; and uizzes to test knowledge of the imagesThis includes books for further reading an index and glossaryThe illustrations are humorous helpful and herald to the first edition from 1954My favorite portion is a year's guide to the 15 fixed stars month by month set to the 1st of each month at dusk This is a treasure of a resource for a budding astronomer