Philip's Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain & Ireland

Author: Heather Couper,Nigel Henbest

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1849075379

Category: Science

Page: 96

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"IF YOU BUY JUST ONE GUIDE... YOU WON'T DO BETTER THAN THIS" BBC Sky at Night Magazine · 12 month-by-month Night Sky Maps for year-round stargazing · Monthly Calendar of moon phases and special events in 2020 · Planet Watch: the best viewing days for planets in 2020 · Dark Sky Map of the UK - find the darkest skies · How to photograph the night skies - with cameras and smartphones · The major astronomical events of 2020 · Month-by-month Top 20 Sky Sights 2020 · Plus new, illustrated Jargon Buster Plus: · Expert advice on what to see each month from Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest, Philip's internationally renowned authors. · The Solar System 2020 explains the movement of the planets, with particular attention paid to their positions in 2020. Solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers and comets are also described. · Expert Robin Scagell's Equipment Review looks at the pros and cons of Stargazing with reflector or refractor telescopes. · And all superbly illustrated with photographs taken by the best amateur photographers illustrating the night skies. About the Authors Philip's Stargazing Month by Month 2020 is written by two of the UK's best-known and respected astronomers. Prof. Heather Couper and Prof. Nigel Henbest are qualified astrophysicists, dedicated to sharing their love of the cosmos to everyone. They work in TV and radio broadcasting, international presentations, and have written over fifty popular books between them.
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Philip's Month-By-Month Stargazing 2018

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Author: Heather Couper,Nigel Henbest

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1849074682

Category: Nature

Page: 10

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Here are the key features of the new-look guide: · 12 Month-by-month features, showing you what there is to see throughout the year. · A 2-page map of the night sky, showing the position of all the stars, planets and moon. · A daily calendar showing the phases of the moon and explaining all the most important events of the month. · Planet Watch: the best times to see planets each month (with sky maps of the most important monthly events). · Informative advice from Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest, Philip's expert authors, and superb photographs illustrating the night skies. Brand new is the UK Dark Sky map, showing the best places in Britain to go stargazing, where the skies are least polluted with light. And... · The Solar System Almanac explains the movement of the planets, with particular attention paid to their positions in 2018. Solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers and comets are also described. · Exploring the Deep Sky provides a list of recommended deep-sky objects. The observer can use the monthly charts to discover which constellations are on view, and then use this information to plan deep-sky observing. · Expert Robin Scagell's Equipment Review looks at the pro's and con's of Stargazing with binoculars or telescope and offers advice for both.
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2019 Guide to the Night Sky

A Month-By-month Guide to Exploring the Skies South of the Equator

Author: Storm Dunlop,Wil Tirion,Royal Observatory Greenwich

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008294991

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Page: 96

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A companion volume to the best-selling UK and North-American editions of Guide to the Night Sky. A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2019. A companion volume to the best-selling Guide to the Night Sky. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon. Designed specifically for the southern hemisphere with all-new diagrams and charts. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion. Content includes: * Advice on where to start looking. * Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see. * Positions of the moon and visible planets. * Details of objects and events you might see in 2019.
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2020 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

Author: Storm Dunlop,Wil Tirion,Royal Observatory Greenwich

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008354979

Category: Science

Page: 112

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EXPANDED AND REVISED “This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price” Astronomy Now The bestselling, practical guide to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages per month January-December 2020. An easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers.
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2019 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

Author: Storm Dunlop,Wil Tirion,Royal Observatory Greenwich

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008311641

Category: Science

Page: 96

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“This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price”Astronomy Now A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019.
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