Previously entitled `Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets', this classic guide to the night sky enters its fourth edition as part of the authoritative `Collins Guide' series.
A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts, and new diagrams and photographs.
*Unique yearly plantetary data, available as a downloadable web resource
*Monthly sky maps of the northern and southern hemispheres, so you can identify constellations and bright stars from various latitudes throughout the year
*Descriptions of all the 88 constellations and their stars opposite a specially prepared chart showing the constellation in relation to the surrounding skies
*Detailed information on stars, nebulae, galaxies, the Moon and the Solar System
*Practical advice on choosing and using binoculars and telescopes.
Praise for 'Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets': '!by far the best of the currently available, pocket-sized guides and is one to be warmly recommended.' The Observatory
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