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    DescriptionUsing the "Maltese Cross" star map design, widely acknowledged as superior to the conventional circular maps for locating constellations, this book provides everything amateur astronomers need. 12 maps trace the month-by-month progression of the constellations, viewed from every direction. Newly-revised tables give approximate positions of the planets for the years 1992 through 1997 and special sections discuss meteors and comets.


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    Title
    Star Maps for Beginners
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) I.M. Levitt, By (author) Roy K. Marshall
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 214 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780671791872
    ISBN 10: 0671791877
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PGM, PGT
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26480
    BISAC V2.8: SCI000000, NAT033000
    DC22: 523.80223
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A52010000
    DC22: 523.8/022/3
    BISAC V2.8: SCI040000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC20: 523.80223
    LC classification: QB63 .L4 1992, QB63.L4 19
    Thema V1.0: PGM, PGT
    Edition
    50
    Edition statement
    Newly Revised and Updated 50th Anniversary ed
    Illustrations note
    12 maps, b&w photographs
    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Imprint name
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Publication date
    01 September 1992
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    I. M. LEVITT, PH.D., an internationally recognized scientist, is Director Emeritus of the Fels Planetariurn at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
    Review quote
    "Sky & Telescope" The best way to learn the constellations that we have ever run across.