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The Night Sky Month by Month

Author: Will Gater; Giles Sparrow
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Di 1 banView all editions and formats
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An invaluable, user-friendly guide to discovering and navigating the night sky, The Night Sky Month by Month shows the sky as it is seen around the world in both the northern and southern hemispheres. Suitable for newcomers to stargazing and expert astronomers alike, The Night Sky Month by Month explains our place within the universe, examines sky watching equipment, introduces each month's main attractions-bright  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Almanacs
Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Gater; Giles Sparrow
ISBN: 9781405361743 1405361743 9780756671488 0756671485
OCLC Number: 966079967
Notes: Will Gater is an astronomy journalist and author based in the UK. He has written extensively for the UK's top science magazines including Sky at Night Magazine, Focus, BBC Knowledge and Astronomy Now. He has appeared many times on television and radio, including the BBC's The Sky at Night, to promote astronomy and science. He is the author of The Cosmic Keyhole, The Night Sky Month by Month and co-author of Dorling Kindersley's The Practical Astronomer.
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Looking up. Looking into space ; Looking at stars ; The changing sky ; Getting started --
Monthly sky guides --
Almanac. 2011-2012 ; 2013-2014 ; 2015-2016 ; 2017-2018 ; 2019.
Responsibility: Will Gater with Giles Sparrow.

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A guide to discovering and navigating the night sky every month. It offers charts for observing stars and constellations in both the northern and southern hemispheres at any time of the year. It  Read more...

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