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

By Tyler Nordgren

Stars Above, Earth Below makes use of photos and sky charts to shape a connection among what's obvious at the flooring and within the sky, and appears on the deeper clinical 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 positive aspects 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 regularly been astronomers.

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

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