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This definitive guide to stargazing with binoculars provides invaluable advice on what equipment to buy, how to find objects in the sky, and what to expect based on your equipment and location. ‘Stargazing with Binoculars’ also includes easy-to-use maps covering the whole sky.
Presents a practical hour-by-hour tracker, with a full-colour season-by-season guide to exploring the skies. Major constellations are used as signposts to navigate the night sky, introducing the novice astronomer to the joys of stargazing. The wallet contains illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to use the planisphere. Revised Edition for 2019
A brilliant introductory guide to the night sky, from the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Offering complete advice from the ground up, Stargazing is the perfect manual for beginners to astronomy introducing the world of telescopes, planets, stars, dark skies and celestial maps.
This large-format map shows more than 500 physical features - craters, seas, mountain ranges, peaks, valleys and rilles and the landing sites of unmanned and manned spacecraft. There are tips on observation, explanations of the moons phases, and a small map of the dark side of the moon.
A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019. 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.
Mark Thompson has spent 30 years observing the night sky and has introduced many newcomers to the fascinating hobby of astronomy. In this book, he describes his stargazing experiences and shares a wealth of practical knowledge, together with many valuable hints and tips. Not only does Mark demonstrate great observational techniques and how to find the brighter
A new edition of the exciting Philip's Astronomy Starter Pack, suitable for use in the Northern Hemisphere, containing three essential items to introduce the beginner to the fascinating hobby of astronomy: a 'glow-in-the-dark' planisphere, an 80-page paperback book about the stars and planets, and a colourful wall poster of the Solar System.
Fully revised and now in its third edition, Philips Night Sky Atlas by Robin Scagell is a practical star atlas that can be used anywhere in the world, any time of year. It features a sturdy, damp-proof binding, making it ideal for backyard astronomers, and contains all the maps you need to learn your way around the night sky. The eight sky maps together
Philips Complete Guide to Stargazing by Robin Scagell is an inspiring introduction to astronomy, providing all the information you need to explore the night sky. It goes into depth about the equipment you can use, giving practical advice on what to choose and what you can expect to see, with photographs, observational drawings, star charts, and constellation
The awesome beauty of the moon brought to life in this practical map for Moon watchers which locates, describes and indexes more than 500 physical features on the visible side of the moon.