Table of contents for A field guide to the stars and planets.


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Editor's Note	v
Acknowledgments	vi
List of Tables and Appendixes	x
How to Use This Book	1

1.	A First Look at the Sky	7
2.	A Tour of the Sky	21
3.	The Monthly Sky Maps	46
4.	The Constellations	126
5.	Stars, Nebulae, and Galaxies	144
6.	Double and Variable Stars	194
7.	Atlas of the Sky	209
8.	The Moon	348
9.	Finding the Planets	385
10.	Observing the Planets	418
11.	Comets	455
12.	Asteroids	463
13.	Meteors and Meteor Showers	467
14.	Observing the Sun	474
15.	Coordinates, Time, and Calendars	495
16.	Telescopes and Binoculars	503

Appendixes	512
Glossary	548
Bibliography	557
Index	563

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