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2016 Guide to the Night Sky: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Britain and Ireland

Handbook / ManualPopular Science
Advice on where to start looking
Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see
Positions of the moon and visible planets
Details of objects and events you might see in 2016

Series: Guide to the Night Sky Volume: 2016

By: Storm Dunlop (Author), Wil Tirion (Illustrator)

96 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations


Paperback | Sep 2015 | #226141 | ISBN-13: 9780008141318
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

A comprehensive month-by-month handbook to the stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere in 2016. This practical guidebook is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Designed for Britain and Ireland but easily usable anywhere between 40 °N and 60 °N, covering most of Europe, southern Canada and the northern United States. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

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