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Philip's Stargazer (Southern Hemisphere)

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Paperback | Dec 2004 | #168923 | ISBN: 0540085804
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A new edition of this ever-popular starter pack for the novice starwatcher, now in a larger format. Designed for use in the southern hemisphere, it contains three essential items to introduce the beginner to the fascinating hobby of astronomy. Philip's Guide to the Southern Constellations; A 32-page full-colour guide to the stars and constellations by popular astronomy writer Robin Scagell. An informative and entertaining introduction to stargazing, it contains useful and practical advice on how to find your way around the night-time sky. It is illustrated with clear and attractive star maps. Philip's Star Chart; A large wall chart showing the stars of the night sky in three superb colour maps of the northern and southern hemispheres and the equatorial region. All stars visible with the naked eye are shown, with fainter star clusters and nebulae marked for observers with binoculars or small telescopes. The brighter stars are shown in their true colours. The text explains how to locate stars all through the year from any latitude. Philip's 35[degrees]S Planisphere; A new enlarged edition of Philip's classic planisphere designed for use at latitude 35[degrees]S (Australia, New Zealan

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