Take a trip through the cos­mos with these ce­les­tial reads

Cecil Whig - - ACCENT - By FRA­ZIER WALKER

Spe­cial to the Whig

In “light” of the Cecil County Pub­lic Li­brary’s se­ries of pro­grams on the sun, as well as its up­com­ing pro­gram at the Per­ryville Branch Li­brary, the good peo­ple there have com­piled a list of as­tro­nom­i­cal ti­tles to sink your read­ing teeth into. The To­tal Sky­watcher’s

Man­ual: 275+ Skills and Tricks for Ex­plor­ing Stars, Plan­ets & Be­yond

(2015) By Linda Shore Non-fic­tion For those look­ing to im­prove their knowl­edge of all things ce­les­tial, this is an ex­cel­lent guide. From naked­eye as­tron­omy tips to best sky-watch­ing tips for ur­ban or ru­ral set­tings, this book will also help you choose the right tele­scope. Cos­mos: The In­fo­graphic Book of Space (2015) By Stu­art Lowe and Chris North Non-fic­tion The uni­verse is so im­mense it can be hard to com­pre­hend. This book presents an il­lus­trated guide to vi­su­al­iz­ing the cos­mos. Even our sun, which is ex­po­nen­tially larger than the earth, looks minis­cule com­pared to red giants such as Betel­geuse.

Sun Moon Earth: The His­tory of So­lar Eclipses from Omens of Doom to Ein­stein and Ex­o­plan­ets

(2016) By Tyler Nord­gren Non-fic­tion Are you ready for Amer­ica’s first so­lar-eclipse in 40 years? Mark your calendar for Au­gust 21, 2017. Jour­ney through his­tory and how so­lar eclipses have evolved from a bad omen to a tourist at­trac­tion.

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