A Year in the Life of the Universe: A Seasonal Guide to Viewing the Cosmos.
A YEAR IN THE LIFE A Year in the Life was a one hour dramatic series which ran on NBC during the 1987-1988 television season.
The series actually began as a three-part miniseries which was first broadcast in December 1986. OF THE UNIVERSE: A Seasonal Guide to Viewing the Cosmos ROBERT GENDLER
From Earth, the view of the heavens changes from season to season. Gendler's lavishly illustrated guide is intended to help astronomy buffs recognize the most vivid and scientifically interesting sky objects throughout the year. Autumn and spring are best for viewing galaxies, winter is ideal for nebulae, and summer offers the best views of the Milky Way Milky Way, the galaxy of which the sun and solar system are a part, seen as a broad band of light arching across the night sky from horizon to horizon; if not blocked by the horizon, it would be seen as a circle around the entire sky. . The author, a physician and photographer whose images routinely appear in sky and Telescope magazine, provides vivid images and abundant facts about more than 120 deep-sky objects. After a short introduction to basic astronomy, Gendler presents cosmic features according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. season, beginning with the autumnal equinox equinox (ē`kwĭnŏks), either of two points on the celestial sphere where the ecliptic and the celestial equator intersect. The vernal equinox, also known as "the first point of Aries," is the point at which the sun appears to cross the and progressing through the solar year. For each object, he provides the name, location in the sky, and a brief paragraph detailing the object's classification and unusual features.
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