2020 Guide to the Night Sky

2020 Guide to the Night Sky : A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Britain and Ireland

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"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 stargazing and a useful reference for seasoned astronomers.

Designed for Britain and Ireland but usable anywhere in the world between 40 DegreesN and 60 DegreesN, covering most of Europe, southern Canada and the northern United States.

Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Content includes:

* Advice on where to start looking

* Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see

* NEW Special, detailed charts for positions of planets, minor planets and comets in 2020

* NEW Seasonal charts

* NEW Details of dark sky sites

* Details of objects and events you might see in 2020
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 7mm | 180g
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 000825771X
  • 9780008257712
  • 90,795

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"A handy and straightforward guide ... attractive little booklet" British Astronomical Association's 'Journal'

"an ideal Christmas stocking-filler" David Stickland, The Observatory

"This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price" Astronomy Now

"a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy"
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Bulletin

"a fabulous introduction for new astronomers and sky watchers who don't want to miss a thing"
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Bulletin

"The handy reference amateur astronomers grab when they head out to do some skywatching."
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Bulletin
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About Storm Dunlop

Storm Dunlop is an experienced Astronomy and meteorology author and translator. Books include Gem Weather (Collins, 2012), Meteorology Manual (Haynes, 2014), Practical Astronomy (Philip's, 2012) and is the lead author for the bestselling annual Guide to the Night Sky (Collins). Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Royal Meteorological Society and a member of the International Astronomical Union.
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