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Dark skies : a practical guide to astrotourism

Author: Valerie Stimac
Publisher: Carlton, Victoria : Lonely Planet, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Discover the best stargazing destinations around the world with Lonely Planet. This comprehensive companion includes guides to 35 dark-sky sites and national parks, where to see the aurora, the next decade of total solar eclipses and how to view rocket launches, plus the lowdown on commercial space flight"--Page 4 of cover.
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All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Stimac
ISBN: 9781788686198 1788686195
OCLC Number: 1108699094
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 287 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Phil Plait --
Introduction --
Usage guide --
Stargazing --
Dark places --
Astronomy in action --
Meteor showers --
Aurora --
Eclipses --
Launches --
Space flight --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Valerie Stimac.

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