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Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe Hardcover-spiral – 12 Sep 2006

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Product details

  • Hardcover-spiral: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Firefly Books; 4 edition (12 Sept. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 155407147X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1554071470
  • Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 2.2 x 27.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 40 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 356,624 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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[Review-of-previous-edition: ] Absolutely the best book for beginners.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] Highly recommended as the best of its kind.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] A fine beginner's guide to observational astronomy.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] An excellent resource for aspiring astronomers and astrophotographers.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] Easily the best in its field. ... Highly recommended for all libraries.

[Review of previous edition: ] One of the best all-around general astronomy books ... simple to understand.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] An accessible reference for all amateur astronomers ... Packed with practical information.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] This is a book you can confidently recommend to anyone who is just starting out in astronomy.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] One of the top stargazing guides in the English language, gives novices just the right information.

[Review-of-previous-edition: ] I believe I've found the best beginners [astronomy] book ever.... nothing short of awesome. -- Bob Burris "Sailsbury Post" (05/14/2005)

About the Author

Terence Dickinson is the best-selling author of 14 other astronomy books, including The Backyard Astronomer's Guide and Hubble's Universe. He has received many national and international science awards, including the New York Academy of Science Book of the Year Award.


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