Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages


The Deep Sky: An Introduction


Eclipse!


The Space Shuttle


Star Ware, 4th edition


Star Watch


Touring the Universe Through Binoculars

 

Eclipse!

The What, Where, When, Why, and How Guide to Watching Solar & Lunar Eclipses

 

Chapter 1  

The Dynamic Duo


Topics covered Chapter updates Recommended reading

Topics covered

  • A Brief History Lesson

  • The Age of Understanding

  • How Does an Eclipse Work?

  • Solar Eclipses

  • Lunar Eclipses

Chapter 1 updates

  • Page 18 (first printing only).  The last sentence of the second paragraph should read: "For instance ... eclipses of 1973 ... Saros #136 and all occur at DESCENDING nodes" (not ascending).

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