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Old 31-03-2005, 12:36 PM
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Book Review: The Stars, a New Way to See Them

Hi all.

Wavelandscott has kindly submitted a book review for the site,

The Stars, A New Way To See Them

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This approachable and enjoyable book is a good introduction to the many wonders of the night sky and is a suitable read for an inquisitive student or other layman hoping to learn more about how and why the night sky behaves like it does. A more experienced reader probably will find this book light on information but, they can still enjoy the book for its simple and approachable explanations
Thanks heaps to Scott for a great review.

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Old 31-03-2005, 07:00 PM
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Thanks for accepting my review Ice...it looks nice on the site.

I can now add another "publication" onto my CV!!!

Come on everyone else, if I can do a review of something so can you...
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Well done Scott, a very good summary of what we can expect to find in the book.

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This is how I first learnt the constellations, back in the early seventies when I was in my early teens! This is the only approach that makes sense, instead of some of the frankly stupid geometrical representations that just don't reflect the constellation name.

The self test maps with constellation lines left out, and tips how to navigate from one place to another are real strengths.

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