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Author Kaler, James B.

Title Heavens above [sound recording] : stars, constellations, and the sky / by James B. Kaler.

Publication Info. Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2007]
℗2007
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Books on CD Nonfiction Oversize  523 KAL    DUE 12-12-20
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Description 7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (80 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm)
Series Modern scholar.
Performer Presented by James B. Kaler.
Note "14 lectures, 7 compact discs"
Accompanying course guide includes bibliographical references.
Summary A series of lectures on astronomy presented by James B. Kaler, Professor Emeritus of Astronomy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, focusing on the night sky as seen from Earth.
Contents disc 1. lecture 1. Sky and stars. lecture 2. Constellations -- disc 2. lecture 3. Circles of Earth. lecture 4. Celestial circles -- disc 3. lecture 5. Rising and setting. lecture 6. That old Sun -- disc 4. lecture 7. Star names. lecture 8. The sacred Zodiac -- disc 5. lecture 9. Wobbles. lecture 10. Astronomy, astrology, and UFOs. disc 6. lecture 11. Mythical magic. lecture 12. Singular sights -- disc 7. lecture 13. Modern design. lecture 14. The Milky Way.
Subject Astronomy -- Sound recordings.
Constellations -- Sound recordings.
Sky -- Sound recordings.
Local Subject BOOKS ON COMPACT DISC.
Genre Audiobooks.
Added Author Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN 9781428185715 (set)
1428185712 (set)
9781428185722 (booklet)
1428185720 (booklet)
Music No. UC114 Recorded Books
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