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Guidebook to the constellations : telescopic sights, tales, and myths, Phil Simpson

Label
Guidebook to the constellations : telescopic sights, tales, and myths
Title
Guidebook to the constellations
Title remainder
telescopic sights, tales, and myths
Statement of responsibility
Phil Simpson
Title variation
Telescopic sights, tales, and myths
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
523.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB65
LC item number
.S613 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series
Label
Guidebook to the constellations : telescopic sights, tales, and myths, Phil Simpson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Chapter 1. How to use this book -- Chapter 2. Long tails of two bears -- Chapter 3. Beauty and the beast -- Chapter 4. The hunter and the hunted -- Chapter 5. The assassin and his associates -- Chapter 6. A strongman's struggles -- Chapter 7. Hospitality and homicide -- Chapter 8. The eternal thirst -- Chapter 9. The eagle and its errands -- Chapter 10. The Argonaut's adventure -- Chapter 11. Unbelievable music, unbearable sorrow -- Chapter 12. Leda and her lover -- Chapter 13. Creatures of the Celestial Sea -- Chapter 14. A fatal chariot ride -- Chapter 15. Plancius, the minister turned map maker -- Chapter 16. Keyser and de Houtman, the map maker's apprentices -- Chapter 17. Hevelius, the merchant astronomer -- Chapter 18. Lacaille: Abbe and astronomer
Control code
ocn751106612
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 863 p.
Isbn
9781441969408
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011928554
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)751106612
Label
Guidebook to the constellations : telescopic sights, tales, and myths, Phil Simpson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Chapter 1. How to use this book -- Chapter 2. Long tails of two bears -- Chapter 3. Beauty and the beast -- Chapter 4. The hunter and the hunted -- Chapter 5. The assassin and his associates -- Chapter 6. A strongman's struggles -- Chapter 7. Hospitality and homicide -- Chapter 8. The eternal thirst -- Chapter 9. The eagle and its errands -- Chapter 10. The Argonaut's adventure -- Chapter 11. Unbelievable music, unbearable sorrow -- Chapter 12. Leda and her lover -- Chapter 13. Creatures of the Celestial Sea -- Chapter 14. A fatal chariot ride -- Chapter 15. Plancius, the minister turned map maker -- Chapter 16. Keyser and de Houtman, the map maker's apprentices -- Chapter 17. Hevelius, the merchant astronomer -- Chapter 18. Lacaille: Abbe and astronomer
Control code
ocn751106612
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 863 p.
Isbn
9781441969408
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011928554
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)751106612

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