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Seeing the Solar System Fun, easy astronomy projects that let you unlock the secrets of our solar system. Whether you're a veteran sky watcher or an amateur astronomer, Seeing the Solar System will take you on a fascinating journey to objects in our solar system beyond the naked eye. This entertaining hands-on guide gives you dozens of stimulating astronomy projects and experiments that you can perform at home or in the field. The only requirement is a basic telescope--and a keen interest in this increasingly popular subject. Written by well-known astronomer and author Fred Schaaf, Seeing the Solar System is a companion volume to Seeing the Sky and the second in a trilogy of astronomy projects books. This invaluable addition to any amateur astronomer's library is also ideal for astronomy clubs, nature groups, and family fun.
* Covers the nine planets and their moons, plus asteroids, comets and meteors, the Sun, and more
* From general observations of the moon to observing the comas and gas tails of comets, experiments range in difficulty from basic to advanced
* Written in crisp, clear, nontechnical language that even novice astronomers can understand
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