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Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations

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Make Stargazing More Fun Than Ever

Stargazing is among the most peaceful and inspiring outdoor activities. Night Sky, the award-winning book by Jonathan Poppele, makes it even better Take a simple approach to finding 64 constellations by focusing on one constellation at a time, instead of attempting to study dizzying charts.

  • Start with the easy-to-find constellations during each season and work toward the more difficult ones.
  • Learn how to locate any constellation in relation to the Big Dipper, the North Star, and the top of the sky.
  • With multiple ways to locate each constellation, you'll know where in the sky to look and what to look for
  • Along the way, you'll be introduced to mythology, facts, and tidbits, as well as details about the planets, solar system, and more.

This revised and expanded edition of Night Sky: Field Guide to the Constellations, includes new photographs, new discoveries, and more constellations, including a section that introduces the 44 constellations of the Southern Hemisphere.


  • Night Sky: Field Guide to the Constellations
  • Written by Jonathan Poppele
  • Published by Adventure Publications, December 1, 2009.
  • Ages 8+ with lots of guidance or 12+ Years independently
  • 0.9” x 5.9” x 4.3” (0.82lbs.) 320 pages
  • Softcover; pocket-sized
  • Nonfiction Book