By: Peter Grego(Author)
160 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations
The Star Book provides a quick and simple reference to the major stars and constellations, with easy to use star charts, finder charts, high quality images and observational drawings covering the key stars viewable from all over the world. This straightforward guide to the night sky is not for amateur astronomers, nor even for people looking for an introduction to astronomy (although it can serve that purpose), it is a quick, simple reference to the main stars and constellations.
No fancy optical equipment is required to enjoy this attractive and accessible book. However, amateur astronomers are presented with further descriptions and images of a variety of selected objects that are visible through binoculars and telescopes. Everyone is interested in the stars and on a clear night astonished by them. The Star Book will answer any questions you may have when you look up into the night sky.
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Peter Grego is an astronomy writer and astronomical observer. He is the editor of Popular Astronomy, the magazine of the Society for Popular Astronomy (SPA) and has written a number of books, including Philip's Moon Observer's Guide and Universe and Stargazing. He is a regular contributor to Astronomy Now and BBC Sky at Night magazine. Peter lives in Cornwall.
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