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stars by clock & fist by Henry M. Neely

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Constellations.,
  • Stars -- Atlases.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Henry M. Neely.
LC ClassificationsQB63 .N44 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5473097M
ISBN 100670668265
LC Control Number73176310

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"The Stars By Clock and Fist" is THE book to get if you are a backyard astronomer who wants an easy way to find just about anything in the sky. The author relies on an easy to learn method of locating stellar objects with only two tools: your fist and your eyes! Intuitive charts facilitate your search. The author's method is amazingly accurate!/5(5). Genre/Form: Atlases Scientific atlases: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Neely, Henry M. (Henry Milton), Stars by clock & fist. A unique method of beginning astronomy, this relies on the individual and what he can do by himself to study and discover the whereabouts and nature of the heavenly bodies. Clock and fist are used as main reference points. By clock, Mr. Neely means a division of the sky corresponding to the face of a clock with you, the observer, at the center. The fist is used as a sextant and there are.   The journey visits four different stars but after the first one the story tends to skim along without much detail in places. The two brothers age at different rates due to the speed of the spaceship and Heinlein uses this point to great effect towards the end but the final page or two didn't really do it for me - much the same as I felt when I Reviews:

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