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Movement and Rhythms of the Stars

A Guide to Naked-Eye Observation of Sun, Moon, and Planets

Joachim Schultz

240 pp.  
9¾ x 7½
Illustrations: 147

Floris Books


Published:  January 2012


Movement and Rhythms of the Stars is a comprehensive guide to the basic movements we can observe in the sky. Schultz describes the daily movements of the stars from various areas of the Earth (including Southern Hemisphere). Included are the Sun's daily and annual patterns; the moon's various periods, nodes, and eclipses; as well as the planets' apparent movements and loops, conjunctions and transits.

The appendix contains tables of periods and rhythms and a guide to important occurrences to the year 2010.

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