Joy of Star watching

Joy of Star watching

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Author: Biman Basu
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 122
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123726570


This profusely illustrated book provides simple tips to get familiar with the constellations and identify individual stars with the help of star maps and diagrams.

When we look at a star we actually look tens, hundreds, or even thousands of years back in time. The star-filled night sky has fascinated mankind science prehistoric times. Ancient sky-watchers imagined shapes in the pattern of bright stars that gave rise to many myths and legends.