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Author Davies, Alison, 1972- author.

Title Written in the stars : constellations, facts and folklore / Alison Davies ; illustrations by Jesús Sotés Vicente.

Publication Info. London : Quadrille, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  523.8 DAV    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  520 DAV    AVAILABLE
Description 208 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-207).
Contents Introduction -- Ursa Major -- Zodiac -- Perseus -- Hercules -- Orion -- Heavenly waters -- Johann Bayer -- Lacaille -- Monthly guide to best time to see constellations -- Gods, goddesses, nymphs, nobles and divine heroes and heroines.
Summary For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and longed to know more about the constellations that inhabit it then this is the perfect guide to discovering the stars. Written in the Stars will lead you through the heavens above as you discover the scientific facts, legends, and myths that surround the 88 constellations of the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Uncover the patterns in the stars through the richly illustrated pages of this charming book as each entry brings each constellation to life in the magical artwork of this book. Beautifully packaged, stars are included throughout along with key information of where to spot each constellation in the night sky to help you to identify the celestial bodies above us. Visually stunning, Written in the Stars captures the beauty of the stars and is the perfect gift for novice stargazers and armchair astronomers alike.
Subject Constellations.
Constellations -- Mythology.
Constellations. (OCoLC)fst00875735
Added Author Vicente, Jesús Sotés, illustrator.
Added Title Constellations, facts and folklore
ISBN 1787131769

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