Seeing in the Dark

Seeing in the Dark

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In Seeing in the Dark, a poetic love letter to science and to the skies, Timothy Ferris invites us all to become stargazers. He recounts his own experiences as an enthralled lifelong amateur astronomer and reports from around the globe - from England and Italy to the Florida Keys and the Chilean Andes - on the revolution that's putting millions in touch with the night sky. In addition, Ferris offers an authoritative and engaging report on what's out there to be seen - what Saturn, the Ring nebula, the Silver Coin galaxy, and the Virgo supercluster really are and how to find them. The appendix includes star charts, observing lists, and a guide on how to get involved in astronomy.
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ISBN: 9780684865805

Published Date: January 1, 2003

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Language: English

Page Count: 379

Size: 8.39" l x 5.39" w x 1.10" h