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Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations
Contributor(s): Poppele, Jonathan

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ISBN: 1591932297     ISBN-13: 9781591932291
Publisher: Adventure Pubns
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: January 2010
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Annotation: Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing. With that in mind, Jonathan Poppele has written this incomparable field guide to the night sky. Constellations in the book are organized by degree of locating difficulty, and each entry features history, fascinating details and simple instructions for locating and identifying the constellation. Pick up this book, and learn to enjoy the nightlife!
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BISAC Categories:
- Nature | Sky Observation
Dewey: 523
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 6.00" H x 4.50" W x 0.75" (0.72 lbs) 320 pages
 
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Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing. With that in mind, Jonathan Poppele has written this incomparable field guide to the night sky. Constellations in the book are organized by degree of locating difficulty, and each entry features history, fascinating details and simple instructions for locating and identifying the constellation. Pick up this book, and learn to enjoy the nightlife

Contributor Bio(s): Jonathan Poppele is a naturalist, author, and educator with wide-ranging interests. He earned a masterís degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Minnesota, studying citizen science, environmental education, and how to cultivate a personal relationship with the natural world. He has taught college level environmental studies, biology, and writing courses and currently teaches in the Department of Writing Studies at the University of Minnesota. An avid outdoorsman and student of natural history, Jon is a member of the Astronomical League, the Minnesota Astronomical Society, the Minnesota Trackers Club, and the International Society for Professional Trackers. A Black Belt in the peaceful martial art of Ki-Aikido, Jon is the Founder and Director of the Center for Mind-Body Oneness in Saint Paul, Minnesota. You can reach Jon through his website at www.jonathanpoppele.com, follow him on Twitter @jonathanpoppele, or join him on Facebook.
 
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