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The Resource The friendly stars : how to locate and identify them, Martha Evans Martin, Donald Howard Menzel ; with new ill. by Ching-Sung Yü ; foreword by Donald Howard Menzel and William W. Morgan

The friendly stars : how to locate and identify them, Martha Evans Martin, Donald Howard Menzel ; with new ill. by Ching-Sung Yü ; foreword by Donald Howard Menzel and William W. Morgan

Label
The friendly stars : how to locate and identify them
Title
The friendly stars
Title remainder
how to locate and identify them
Statement of responsibility
Martha Evans Martin, Donald Howard Menzel ; with new ill. by Ching-Sung Yü ; foreword by Donald Howard Menzel and William W. Morgan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NOB
Dewey number
523.8/0223
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB63
LC item number
.M38 1966
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The friendly stars : how to locate and identify them, Martha Evans Martin, Donald Howard Menzel ; with new ill. by Ching-Sung Yü ; foreword by Donald Howard Menzel and William W. Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A new edition of an astronomical classic."
  • Reprint. Originally published in 1964 as a revised and enlarged version of the work originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1907
  • Includes celestial charts on 1 folded sheet (41 x 72 cm.) attached to inside back cover: North circumpolar star charts -- Equatorial star charts
Contents
The rising and the setting of the stars -- Concerning the brightest stars -- Capella -- Arcturus - Spica -- Vega -- Deneb -- Altair -- Antares -- Fomalhaut -- Aldebaran -- Orion's bright stars -- The heavenly twins -- The two dog stars -- Regulus -- The number of the stars -- The names of the stars -- The light of the stars -- The distance of the stars -- Double stars -- The constellations -- The Little Bear and Polaris -- The Great Bear and the seven stars of the Dipper -- Cassiopeia, Cepheus, and the Dragon -- From the Hunting Dogs to the Arrow -- From the Winged Horse to the Bull -- The mystery of the Pleiades -- From the Twins back to the Hunter -- Constellations wholly or in part south of the equator -- Individuality of the stars
Control code
ocm19227646
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Dover ed.
Extent
xi, 147 p.
Isbn
9780486210995
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
63017911
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)19227646
Label
The friendly stars : how to locate and identify them, Martha Evans Martin, Donald Howard Menzel ; with new ill. by Ching-Sung Yü ; foreword by Donald Howard Menzel and William W. Morgan
Publication
Note
  • "A new edition of an astronomical classic."
  • Reprint. Originally published in 1964 as a revised and enlarged version of the work originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1907
  • Includes celestial charts on 1 folded sheet (41 x 72 cm.) attached to inside back cover: North circumpolar star charts -- Equatorial star charts
Contents
The rising and the setting of the stars -- Concerning the brightest stars -- Capella -- Arcturus - Spica -- Vega -- Deneb -- Altair -- Antares -- Fomalhaut -- Aldebaran -- Orion's bright stars -- The heavenly twins -- The two dog stars -- Regulus -- The number of the stars -- The names of the stars -- The light of the stars -- The distance of the stars -- Double stars -- The constellations -- The Little Bear and Polaris -- The Great Bear and the seven stars of the Dipper -- Cassiopeia, Cepheus, and the Dragon -- From the Hunting Dogs to the Arrow -- From the Winged Horse to the Bull -- The mystery of the Pleiades -- From the Twins back to the Hunter -- Constellations wholly or in part south of the equator -- Individuality of the stars
Control code
ocm19227646
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Dover ed.
Extent
xi, 147 p.
Isbn
9780486210995
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
63017911
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)19227646

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