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Pattern Asterisms A New Way to Chart the Stars (Patrick Moore"s Practical Astronomy Series) by John Chiravalle

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Stars, interstellar matter,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Asterisms,
  • Astronomy,
  • Chart,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Asterisms (Astronomy),
  • Charts, diagrams, etc,
  • Constellations,
  • Observer"s manuals

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8962554M
ISBN 101846283272
ISBN 109781846283277

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This book is the result of Chiravalle's liftetime search for eye-catching asterisms, most of them visible in binoculars or a telescope. --Alan M. MacRobert, Sky & Brand: Springer-Verlag London.   I've a link to the Pattern Asterisms book earlier in this thread and have seen it in the bookstore in Dublin. I wasn't that impressed by the content to be honest. All the best, John Back to top #13 Thomas_N Thomas_N. Sputnik. Posts: 25; Joined: 07 Jul ; Posted 12 July - PM. Aaaaaah. It is the pattern made by the constellation that makes them easy to identify. What applies to big groups of stars can also be applied to smaller ones, and this book provides a set of memorable mini-constellations to help in identifying and remembering stars in the binocular or low magnification telescopic field.   List of Pattern Asterisms by Right Ascension. 5. List of Asterisms (stellar patterns) at Zenith by Month. Catalog. 6. Maps and Details by Constellation (29 constellations in all) 7. Catalog acknowledgments This book is the result of Chiravalle's liftetime search for eye-catching asterisms, most of them visible in binoculars or a Author: John Chiravalle.

Pattern Asterisms PDF By:John Chiravalle Published on by Springer Science & Business Media. This book provides a valuable learning tool to facilitate identifying patterns and stars in the sky. Suitable for observers using binoculars and medium size telescopes, this catalog includes star pictures, dot-to-dot outlines of the objects (on a negative photograph for clarity), . Pattern Asterisms: A New Way to Chart the Stars. Authors (view affiliations) John A. Chiravalle Not only is this book a new and effective aid to navigating the night sky, it’s also the basis of a great group activity for star parties – guessing and visualizing entirely new star patterns! Keywords. Asterisms sky Star astronomy. List of Pattern Asterisms by Right Ascension 5. List of Asterisms (stellar patterns) at Zenith by MonthCatalog6. Maps and Details by Constellation (29 constellations in all) 7.   Pattern Asterisms by John Chiravalle, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).

Get this from a library! Pattern asterisms: a new way to chart the stars. [John A Chiravalle] -- "What applies to big groups of stars can also be applied to smaller ones - so here is a set of memorable mini-constellations to help astronomers identify and remember stars in . A constellation is an area on the celestial sphere in which a group of stars forms an imaginary outline or pattern, typically representing an animal, mythological person or creature, or an inanimate object.. The origins of the earliest constellations likely go back to used them to relate stories of their beliefs, experiences, creation, or mythology.   Buy the Paperback Book Pattern Asterisms: A New Way to Chart the Stars by John Chiravalle at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Since the very beginning of astronomy, people have looked up sky and constructed patterns - the constellations - out of the almost random scattering of stars. Publisher: Springer London ISBN Title: Pattern Asterisms: A New Way to Chart the Stars Item Condition: New. Used-Very Good: The book will be clean without any major stains or markings, the spine will be in excellent shape with only minor creasing, no pages will be missing and the cover is likely to be very clean.