The Essential Guide to Our Night SkyBook - 2007
CANADA STARWATCH helps stargazers of all levels learn how and when to identify the major constellations at their latitude. This book also serves as an accessible and in-depth beginner's guide to the stars. With chapters on the makings and movements of stars, the mythology of the constellations, the ever-changing moon, the planets, and buying a telescope, this guide is essential reading for any aspiring stargazer. Includes 12 monthly star maps set for Canada skies, 21 constellation diagrams, a local resources guide, a planet locator, a list of the brightest stars in Canada, and more than 80 beautiful color photographs of the heavens.
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Voyageur Press, 2007.
Characteristics: 147 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm