THE STAR ATLAS COMPANION

What You Need to Know About the Constellations

Philip M. Bagnall

THE STAR ATLAS COMPANION: What You Need to Know About the Constellations The Star Atlas Companion is the ideal companion to any star atlas, as it is the first book to provide a true perspective on the characteristics and distances of over 1,100 stars and their movement through space. With the aid of scale diagrams, the reader can grasp difficult-to-understand concepts such as how far apart stars really are, their relative sizes, how fast they spin and their shapes, and how the constellation patterns change over time. This book:

Table of Contents

About this book
Acknowledgments

Introduction
Making sense of the data
The Constellations

Index



Extent: 494 pages, Black and white images integrated with text
Binding: Paperback
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4614-0829-1



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