Learn how to observe and navigate the night sky with this guide to stargazing for beginners!
The dazzling reference book shines bright with crystal-clear charts of the planets, stars and constellations in both the northern and southern hemispheres for each month of the year! It’s perfect for anyone interested in stargazing and astronomy.
This unique astronomy book explains and demystifies the changing night sky. It includes:
• Illustrated overviews that introduce each month with a guide to the main attractions, like bright stars, prominent constellations and meteor showers.
• An introduction explains what the universe is, our place within it, how it appears to us in the night sky and how our view of it changes with time and place.
• Each illustrated overview features a planet locator, showing the position of the planets during the month introduced.
• Charts that show the positions of all stars visible to the naked eye in even the darkest skies.
Discover a complete year-round atlas of the night sky! Filled with easy-to-use star charts showing the constellations, alongside specially commissioned artworks and photography, this space book has everything the budding astronomer needs to understand the night sky. You’ll learn how to recognize different kinds of objects and see how they move through the sky over the course of the night and the year.
Whether you’re new to astronomy or a seasoned stargazer, The Night Sky Month by Month enables everyone to be awed by stargazing. It covers skywatching without any equipment at all, as well as with the use of binoculars and telescopes. Plus, the newly updated edition features an astronomy calendar detailing the annual and one-off celestial events for the decade ahead, ensuring you’ll never miss a visible planet or solar eclipse again.
It’s the perfect gift for amateur astronomers.
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