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Northern Light in Southern Skies

Author : Håkan Eilert
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Northern Lights in Southern Skies Scandinavian Church Life in Victoria 1883 1983

Author : Hakan Eilert
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100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky

Author : Dean Regas
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A handy field guide for the optimum stargazing experience, whether you’re travelling, camping, or in your own backyard! The night sky is full of amazing things to see, from shooting stars and constellations, to planets and satellites, but it can be hard to tell what you’re seeing, or where to look for the best view. 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky lets you know what you can expect to see on any given night, whether you’re using a small telescope, or just your naked eye. 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky—especially for those south of the equator—includes background information on the makeup, appearance, and history of each celestial object, along with easy-to-follow instructions on the best way to catch a glimpse of these cosmic glories. With this helpful guide you’ll have the world on a string—or more precisely, the sky in your hands.

The World at Night

Author : Babak Tafreshi
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See the full beauty of our night sky revealed as never before in over 200 photographs from around the world. Bringing together the images of over 40 photographers across 25 countries, be astounded by the lights of the night sky in some of the darkest places on earth; discover the beauty of galaxies, planets, and stars; view great celestial events; and see some of the world’s most important landmarks against the backdrop of an incredible nightscape. Babak Tafreshi, founder of the international organization The World at Night, has curated the images in this collection—many of them previously unseen—to reveal the true splendor of the sky at night. A specialist guide to night-sky photography will help you capture your own gorgeous images of the heavens. Commentary on the science, astronomy, and photography accompany stunning images organized by theme: Symbols of all nations and religions embraced by one sky of endless beauties UNESCO World Heritage Sites at night The Universe revealed through constellations, sky motions, atmospheric phenomenon, Aurora, and other wonders Images highlighting the beauty of dark skies away from light-polluted urban areas Celestial events, from great comets to spectacular eclipses Astro-tourism destinations, like ancient astronomical monuments and modern observatories

Boys Life

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.

Dictionary of Nature Myths

Author : Tamra Andrews
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Comprehensive and cross-referenced, this informative volume is a rich introduction to the world of nature as experienced by ancient peoples around the globe. 51 halftones.

Extreme Weather and Climate

Author : C. Donald Ahrens
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EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATE is a unique textbook solution for the fast-growing market of non-majors science courses focused on extreme weather. With strong foundational coverage of the science of meteorology, EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATE introduces the causes and impacts of extreme weather events and conditions. Students learn the science of meteorology in context of important and often familiar weather events such as Hurricane Katrina and they'll explore how forecast changes in climate may influence frequency and/or intensity of future extreme weather events. An exciting array of photos and illustrations brings the intensity of weather and its sometimes devastating impact to every chapter. Written by a respected and unique author team, this book blends coverage found in Don Ahrens market-leading texts with insights and technology support contributed by co-author Perry Samson. Professor Samson has developed an Extreme Weather course at the University of Michigan that is the fastest-growing science course at the university. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Year in Nature with Stan Tekiela

Author : Stan Tekiela
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Stan Tekiela, acclaimed naturalist and wildlife photographer, informs and entertains you in these monthly observations of nature. Let him guide you through the seasons with 64 of his most engaging accounts of up-close-and-personal observations and experiences with nature. The month-by-month guide examines what you can expect to see in the natural world, filled with Stan's keen perspectives and personal guidance. Relive Stan's adventures, hear his opinions and learn a lot about nature along the way!

Elements of Meteorology

Author : John Brocklesby
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Space Life and Planning

Author : Sharad Mathur
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This book introduces us to the ancient science of design and architecture used by the Vedic civilization in India. Rather than focus on the details, the book looks at the scientific factors that allow this science to operate as accurately today as it did 5000 years ago.