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2020 Guide to the Night Sky: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Britain and Ireland (Paperback)
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2020 Guide to the Night Sky: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Britain and Ireland (Paperback)

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Paperback 112 Pages / Published: 22/08/2019
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"This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price"
Astronomy Now

The bestselling, practical guide to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages per month January-December 2020. An easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers.

Designed for Britain and Ireland but usable anywhere in the world between 40 DegreesN and 60 DegreesN, 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.

Content includes:

* Advice on where to start looking

* Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see

* NEW Special, detailed charts for positions of planets, minor planets and comets in 2020

* NEW Seasonal charts

* NEW Details of dark sky sites

* Details of objects and events you might see in 2020

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008257712
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 180 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 7 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"A handy and straightforward guide ... attractive little booklet" British Astronomical Association's 'Journal'

"an ideal Christmas stocking-filler" The Observatory

"This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price" Astronomy Now

"a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy"
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Bulletin

"a fabulous introduction for new astronomers and sky watchers who don't want to miss a thing"
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Bulletin

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