Astronomy – An Introduction

USD $7.95

This book shows slight cover scratching and wear but is in perfect condition otherwise so we are listing this as a discount book. Astronomy is offered to 7th grade students within the Waldorf curriculum and von Baravalle’s book will be wonderfully helpful in that context. However, Astronomy goes beyond a confined, pedagogical use in that it is actually a lovely introduction to the pleasures of gazing at the sky on a clear night. Baravalle clearly loved his subject, because that love radiates from every page. This is a book that will fire enthusiasm in young and old, and what is learned here and by carrying out the exercises will remain throughout a lifetime. A great little treasure, this one! Contents…

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Contents

  • Introduction by Norman Davidson
  • Preface by the author
  • Observing the Stars in the Course of a Single Night
  • Observing the Stars in the Tropical, Arctic and Antarctic Regions
  • Observing the Night Sky in the Course of a Year
  • Observing the Sun in the Course of the Day and in the Course of the Year
  • Observing the Sun in the Tropical, Arctic and Antarctic Regions
  • Observing the Moon as a Pointer to the Sun
  • Observing the Planets – Flexibility in the Cosmos
  • Observing the Zodiac
  • Closing Remarks

Additional information

Weight 0.4 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 10 × 0.5 in

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