Stars Above, Earth Below: A Guide to Astronomy in the by Tyler Nordgren PDF

By Tyler Nordgren

ISBN-10: 1441916482

ISBN-13: 9781441916488

Stars Above, Earth Below makes use of photos and sky charts to shape a connection among what's visible at the flooring and within the sky, and appears on the deeper medical that means in the back of those sights.  Nordgren describes different gadgets within the sun process with positive aspects just like these in the world and hyperlinks the geological good points visible within the nationwide parks to the very most modern NASA spacecraft discoveries on different planets and their moons.  also, historic context is mentioned to teach why we people (who have lived in and round our nationwide components for tens of hundreds of thousands of years) have consistently been astronomers.

  • The first e-book to make direct connections among astronomy and the landscapes, approaches and cultures one reviews within the US nationwide Parks
  • Each bankruptcy ties a selected astronomical phenomenon to a specific nationwide Park or form of park and concludes with a “See for your self” part that indicates you the way to determine the planets, stars, nebulae, moons, and so on. which are defined inside of that chapter
  • A own advisor exhibiting the reader the astronomical phenomena so that you can see for your self while traveling the U.S. nationwide Parks

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