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Night Sky with the Naked Eye

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Night Sky with the Naked Eye

How to Find Planets, Constellations, Satellites and Other Night Sky Wonders Without a Telescope

By Bob King

Page Street Publishing, Paperback, 9781624143090, 224pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2016

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Understand and Enjoy the Wonders of the Stars with Fun Activities for the Whole Family

Gain a deeper appreciation of the universe and our place in it with Night Sky with the Naked Eye. Learn how to spot the International Space Station, follow the moon through its phases, forecast an aurora and watch a meteor shower along with traditional night sky activities such as identifying the bright planets, stars and constellations. Fun activities embrace modern technology with the best apps and websites that make it easy for anyone to observe the greatest spectacles of the sky without a telescope or other expensive equipment.

An expert in his field, Bob King teaches night sky courses and makes cosmic mysteries practical and accessible for skywatchers new and old. Understand what makes stars twinkle and where meteors come from in this complete guide to the heavens. Unique illustrations and stunning photos help the reader understand the concepts presented. Tips on how to photograph satellites, eclipses and the aurora are also included. Unravel the secrets of the universe while deepening your appreciation of its beauty through this clear and concise guide.



About the Author
Bob King is the writer of the blog Astro Bob. He is an avid skywatcher both night and day and a member of the American Association of Variable Star Observers. Bob writes for Universe Today, Sky & Telescope magazine and the Duluth News Tribune, where he is also the photo editor. He lives in Duluth, Minnesota.
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