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star chart

[′stär ‚chärt]
(astronomy)
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Star charts are designed to work effectively on one or two tasks, which allows there to be a beginning, middle and end (the reward).
Real deal ONLY 10 other examples of the 1515 star charts still exist in institutions worldwide, and the present set is one of only three recorded with contemporary hand-colouring.
If he manages that, he can have a star for his star chart which will, ultimately, lead to a purposeful reward.
Explorers and sailors navigated the seas using star charts and simple astronomical instruments.
This charming little book explains how sailing was done before the compass (by the stars and wind directions), the history of what we mean by "direction," star charts, wind charts, and much nautical lore, adding a measure of awe to how Venetians and Triestini became sea powers at all.
Many misinterpreted star charts, and while bar charts appear easier to read, many beneficiaries still had trouble interpreting the information on these charts.
Fold out star charts are a nice touch, as is the inclusion of information about Earth's position in the solar system and how we see the power of space in the form of eclipses and tides.
But next month Jupiter links Anthea and Grant's star charts and the Full Moon on the 31st will seal a financial and emotional transaction.
Bond babe Cecille Thomsen has bumped Rangers ace Brian Laudrup off the top of the Danish star charts.
This laminated, folding pocket sky guide, now in its second edition, features seasonal glow-in-the-dark star charts with prominent constellations marked to help navigate the sky.
* planets, discussing their movement and appearance, with a graph of rising and setting times which can be used throughout Southern Africa, and also star charts for locating Uranus, Neptune and Ceres during 2012;