Lift Up Your Eyes on High: Understanding the Stars

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Christian Liberty Press, 1999 - 125 Seiten
This astronomy text, written from a Christian perspective, helps high school students to unlock the mysteries and wonders of the stars. Helpful review questions and suggested essays are also provided in the text. Grades 9-12.
 

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Introduction
1
How far away are they?
2
Where did God place the stars?
4
What are the purposes of the heavenly bodies?
7
How are the stars and earthly rulers connected?
12
Why study the stars?
15
North Circumpolar Stars
19
The Big Dipper Clock
23
The Federation and their Decans
66
The Zodiac by Season
67
Zodiac Summary
79
Responding to Gods glory
81
The Greek Alphabet
85
Geometry and the Circumference of Earth
86
Apparent Visual Magnitudes of Celestial Objects
87
Limiting Magnitudes for Various Instruments
88

Two Nakedeye Galaxies
24
Facts and Faith
25
Earth in Space by Design
28
More North Circumpolar Constellations
29
What is the message of these stars?
31
Star Movements During The Nights
33
The Celestial Sphere
36
Finding directions from the stars
38
Seasonal Stars
41
The Spring Stars
49
The Summer Stars
53
The Autumn Stars
57
The Zodiac Constellations
61
Astrology
62
The Federation of Twelve
65
The TwentyFive Brightest Stars
89
Types of Stars
90
Trigonometry and Parallax
91
Geometry and Latitude
92
Keplers Laws of Orbital Motion
93
The Star of Bethlehem
94
Precession
96
Cepheids
98
Bibliography
99
StarName Glossary and Pronunciation Guide
101
Glossary of Astronomical and Related Terms
110
Scripture Index
117
General Index
119
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