The Resource The Cambridge guide to the constellations, Michael E. Bakich

The Cambridge guide to the constellations, Michael E. Bakich

Label
The Cambridge guide to the constellations
Title
The Cambridge guide to the constellations
Statement of responsibility
Michael E. Bakich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Finally, a book that brings together a variety of information about constellations, including the size and visibility of all 88 constellations, former locations of extinct constellations, the number of visible stars in each constellation and much more. Illustrations. The most complete reference book to date covering all factual aspects of the starry constellations that make up the night sky
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bakich, Michael E
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB802
LC item number
.B35 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constellations
  • Astronomy
  • Constellation
  • Astronomie amateur
  • Histoire
  • Astronomy
  • Constellations
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Waarnemingen
  • Constellations
Label
The Cambridge guide to the constellations, Michael E. Bakich
Link
https://archive.org/details/cambridgeguideto00baki
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-320)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Lists -- Explanations for lists -- Alphabetical list of the constellations (with meanings) -- Abbreviations of constellation names -- Asterisms within the constellations -- Biblical references to the constellations and stars -- Bordering constellations -- The 200 brightest stars -- Central points of the constellations -- Directional extremes -- Extinct constellations -- The magnitude system -- Messier objects -- Meteor showers -- Midnight culmination dates of the constellations -- The Moon and the planets in the constellations -- Names of constellations around the world -- The navigational stars -- The 200 nearest stars -- The 'new' constellations (created since the time of Ptolemy) -- The 'original' 48 constellations -- Overall brightness of the constellations -- Possessive forms of the constellation names -- Pronunciation key to constellation names -- Proper motion, the 200 stars with the largest proper motion -- The size of the constellations -- Solar conjunction dates for the constellations -- Star designations -- Star names -- Sun signs, the constellations of the zodiac -- The visibility of the constellations -- The number of visible stars in the constellations -- pt. 2. Constellations
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780521465205
Lccn
94004678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29910221
  • (OCoLC)ocm29910221
Label
The Cambridge guide to the constellations, Michael E. Bakich
Link
https://archive.org/details/cambridgeguideto00baki
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-320)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Lists -- Explanations for lists -- Alphabetical list of the constellations (with meanings) -- Abbreviations of constellation names -- Asterisms within the constellations -- Biblical references to the constellations and stars -- Bordering constellations -- The 200 brightest stars -- Central points of the constellations -- Directional extremes -- Extinct constellations -- The magnitude system -- Messier objects -- Meteor showers -- Midnight culmination dates of the constellations -- The Moon and the planets in the constellations -- Names of constellations around the world -- The navigational stars -- The 200 nearest stars -- The 'new' constellations (created since the time of Ptolemy) -- The 'original' 48 constellations -- Overall brightness of the constellations -- Possessive forms of the constellation names -- Pronunciation key to constellation names -- Proper motion, the 200 stars with the largest proper motion -- The size of the constellations -- Solar conjunction dates for the constellations -- Star designations -- Star names -- Sun signs, the constellations of the zodiac -- The visibility of the constellations -- The number of visible stars in the constellations -- pt. 2. Constellations
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780521465205
Lccn
94004678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29910221
  • (OCoLC)ocm29910221

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