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By Fred Schaaf

"Fred Schaaf is without doubt one of the so much skilled astronomical observers of our time. For greater than 20 years, his view of the sky-what can be noticeable, whilst it is going to be seen, and what it's going to glance like-has inspired tens of millions of individuals to show their eyes skyward."
—David H. Levy, technological know-how Editor, Parade journal, discoverer of twenty-one comets, and writer of Starry evening and Cosmic Discoveries

"Fred Schaaf is a poet of the celebs. He brings the sky into people's lives in a fashion that's compelling and his descriptions have all of the influence of witnessing the celebrities on a crystal-clear darkish night."
—William Sheehan, coauthor of Mars: The entice of the purple Planet and The Transits of Venus

In this ebook, you’ll meet the twenty-one brightest stars noticeable from Earth. You’ll the way to locate those stars and realize the easiest how one can see them. every one megastar is profiled in a separate bankruptcy, with specific information on what to appear for whereas gazing it. appropriate for novices in addition to skilled novice astronomers, the booklet stocks attention-grabbing information regarding the lore and legends hooked up with every one big name via historical past, in addition to what the technology of astronomy has to educate us concerning the star’s actual nature.

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