Movement and Rhythms of the Stars

A Guide to Naked-Eye Observation of Sun, Moon and Planets

by Joachim Schultz


This is a comprehensive guide to the basic movements we can observe in the sky. Schultz describes the daily movement of the stars from different parts of the earth (including southern hemisphere throughout). Included are the sun's pattern of the day and of the year, the moon's various periods, nodes and eclipses, as well as the planets' apparent movement and loops, conjunctions and transits. The appendix contains tables of periods and rhythms, and a guide to important occurrences to the year 2010.

ISBN: 9780863156694
Publisher: Floris Books
Format: Paperback