Night Sky Playing Cards: Playing with the Constellations (Nature's Wild Cards) (Other)

Night Sky Playing Cards: Playing with the Constellations (Nature's Wild Cards) By Jonathan Poppele Cover Image

Night Sky Playing Cards: Playing with the Constellations (Nature's Wild Cards) (Other)


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Play Cards and Learn to Identify Constellations in the Northern Hemisphere

Anyone who enjoys nature, the great outdoors, and stargazing will love these cards for playing your favorite games or to use as flash cards. Inspired by Jonathan Poppele and the best-selling Night Sky field guide, this gorgeous deck of playing cards features professional illustrations of 54 of the best known and most important constellations visible in the Northern Hemisphere. Each card depicts a full-color illustration of a constellation's star pattern, as well as an inset illustration of what the constellation represents. So you can begin to learn what Aquila, Draco, Sagittarius, and 51 other constellations look like in the night sky.

Card Features

  • 54 constellations of the Northern Hemisphere

Beautiful illustrations on every card

Ideal for card games or as flash cards

Play games like blackjack, poker, rummy, and solitaire while learning more about stargazing. Get the Night Sky Playing Cards for yourself, and you can also give this deck of cards as a fun and thoughtful gift.

Jonathan Poppele is a naturalist, author, and educator with wide-ranging interests. He earned a master's degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Minnesota, studying citizen science, environmental education and how to cultivate a personal relationship with the natural world. He has taught college level environmental studies, biology, and writing courses and currently teaches in the Department of Writing Studies at the University of Minnesota. An avid outdoorsman and student of natural history, Jon is a member of the Astronomical League, the Minnesota Astronomical Society, the Minnesota Trackers Club, and the International Society for Professional Trackers. A Black Belt in the peaceful martial art of Ki-Aikido, Jon is the Founder and Director of the Center for Mind-Body Oneness in Saint Paul, MN.
Product Details ISBN: 9781591932420
ISBN-10: 1591932424
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: January 11th, 2010
Language: English
Series: Nature's Wild Cards