North Star to Southern Cross
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160pp. May 1976
North Star to Southern Cross
Author: Kyselka, Will; Lanterman, Ray;
"A small, attractive book, a kind of field guide to the stars.... The text takes up astronomy old and new, with brief stories of the constellations...short subjects, from the Crab Nebula to black holes and gravitational pulses.... The maps are well made..
Author: Kyselka, Will; Lanterman, Ray;
Will Kyselka is a retired associate professor from the University of Hawaii Curriculum Research and Development Group and is presently a lecturer at the Bishop Museum Planetarium in Honolulu. He is the author of An Ocean in Mind and has co-a
Preface vii

One-Fifth of a Turn 1

From Out of the Past 2

The Zodiac 16

Knowing the Stars 32

How Big? How Far? 94

Upon the Knowledge of Centuries 116

Appendix 142

Bibliography 149

Index 151




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