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Backyard guide to the night sky / Andrew Fazekas

Fazekas, Andrew, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library 520 FAZ (Text) 33500013024120 New Available -
McIntosh Public Library 520 FAZ (Text) 33500013024112 New On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426220159
  • ISBN: 1426220154
  • Physical Description: 286 pages : illustrations, color ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-279) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Discovering starry skies -- The atmosphere -- The sun -- The moon -- The planets -- Comets & meteors -- Beyond the solar system -- Beyond the Milky Way -- Navigating the night sky -- Sky charts.
Summary, etc.: Volume packed full of information that illuminates key astronomical concepts along side the history and legends surrounding the stars and planets.
Author Notes

ANDREW FAZEKAS, also known as the Night Sky Guy, is a science writer, speaker, and broadcaster who shares his passion for the wonders of the universe through all media. He writes the popular online column "StarStruck" for National Geographic and is the author of the book Star Trek: The Official Guide to our Universe. Fazekas is a syndicated correspondent for television and radio broadcast networks, the communications manager for Astronomers Without Borders, and an active skywatching member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada since 1983. Co-creator of the world's first open air augmented-reality planetarium experience in Canada, Fazekas and his team are now partnering with National Geographic to expand this ground-breaking science edutainment concept globally. He has never met a clear night sky he didn't like.

Subject: Astronomy > Observers' manuals.
Solar system.
Constellations.
SCIENCE / Astronomy.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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