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Philip's 2021 Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky in Britain & Ireland (Philip's Stargazing)

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Author: Henbest, NigelBrand: Philip'sBinding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 96Release Date: 20-08-2020Details: Product Description "If you buy just one guide... you won't do better than this" BBC Sky at Night Magazine "You're very much in the dark without this illuminating superstar of a guide." Popular Astronomy "I will continue to enjoy 'Philip's...

Author: Henbest, Nigel

Brand: Philip's

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 96

Release Date: 20-08-2020

Details: Product Description "If you buy just one guide... you won't do better than this" BBC Sky at Night Magazine "You're very much in the dark without this illuminating superstar of a guide." Popular Astronomy "I will continue to enjoy 'Philip's Stargazing' as the months go by" Helen Sharman, Astronaut "Very useful indeed" Chris Lintott, Sky at Night presenter Discover the latest in star gazing with the new and definitive guide to the night sky. Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or just starting out, Philip's Stargazing 2021 is the only book you'll need. Compiled by experts and specially designed for use in Britain and Ireland, Stargazing 2021 acts as a handily illustrated and comprehensive companion. - 12 Brand-New Maps for year-round astronomical discovery - Month-to-Month informationDaily Moon Phase Calendar, highlighting special lunar events throughout the year - Planet Watch for ideal viewing days in 2021 - Avoid light pollution with our detailed Dark Sky Map - Expert advice and insight throughout from internationally renowned Professors Couper and Henbest - Using Binoculars - Stargazing recommendations from expert Robin Scagell - Perfect for home use during lockdown - Complete calendar of major astronomical events, including the Top 20 Sky Sights of 2021 - Jargon Buster, explaining common or confusing terms - The planets' movements explained from solar and lunar eclipses to meteor showers and comets Book Description Philip's Stargazing is the perfect practical guide for both budding and experienced astronomers. Covering Britain and Ireland, the new 2021 edition has been completely revised to ensure it is totally up-to-date for exploring the wonder of the night skies, month-by-month and day-by-day. About the Author After researching at Cambridge, Professor Nigel Henbest was appointed consultant to both New Scientist magazine and the Royal Greenwich Observatory. He is a future astronaut with Virgin Galactic. The author has written over fifty books on astronomy and space, as well as presenting/producing dozens of radio and TV programmes for the international market. Heather Couper (Author) Heather Couper is a past President of both the British Astronomical Association and the Society for Popular Astronomy. She is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Institute of Physics, and a former Millennium Commissioner, for which she was awarded the CBE in 2007.

Package Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.8 x 0.3 inches

Languages: English

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