Night Has A Thousand Eyes

Night Has A Thousand Eyes

A Naked-eye Guide to the Sky, Its Science, and Lore

Book - 1998
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Do you sometimes wonder why the sky at dusk is filled with color, or how the moon controls the tides? Why do stars twinkle and planets don't? Filled with science and lore, with references to myths, legends, and "high" and popular culture, this "naked-eye" guide (no telescope required) demystifies the celestial in accessible, instructive, and entertaining prose.Upgren tells us why werewolves only come out at night and how to find Betelgeuse. He discusses twilight, the seasons and their causes, our solar system, light and darkness, weather, stars and latitude, the moon, light pollution, and the planets. Night Has a Thousand Eyes is the perfect resource for amateur astronomers and meteorologists of all ages who pause to enjoy sunsets and identify constellations on a starry night.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., c1998
ISBN: 9780738203225
073820322X
Branch Call Number: 522 Upg 3558ad 1
Characteristics: ix, 305 p. :,ill

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