Philip's 2024 Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain & Ireland

Philip's 2024 Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain & Ireland - Philip's Stargazing

Paperback (10 Aug 2023)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Philip's Stargazing is the perfect practical guide for both budding and experienced astronomers.
"If you buy just one guide...you won't do better than this." - BBC Sky at Night Magazine

Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or just starting out, this handy fact-packed gem is the only book you'll need. Compiled by experts and specially designed for easy and daily use, Stargazing 2024 acts as a handily illustrated and comprehensive companion. Including the top astronomical places to visit, star festivals and the latest on star parties in Britain and Ireland, the new 2024 edition is totally up-to-date for exploring the wonder of the night skies, month-by-month and day-by-day.

· 12 updated sky charts for year-round astronomical discovery
· Month-to-Month information. Daily Moon Phase Calendar, highlighting special lunar events throughout the year
· Planet Watch for ideal viewing days in 2024
· The best places to experience Dark Skies, along with the latest on Star Festivals and Star Parties
· Top places to visit for astronomical insights
· Expert advice and insight throughout from internationally renowned Prof Nigel Henbest
· Special article on the use of filters for astro-photography by expert Robin Scagell
· Complete calendar of major astronomical events, including the Top 20 Sky Sights of 2024
· Jargon Buster, explaining common or confusing terms
· The planets' movements explained from solar and lunar eclipses to meteor showers and comets

"I will continue to enjoy 'Philip's Stargazing' as the months go by." - Helen Sharman, Astronaut
"
Very useful indeed." - Chris Lintott, Sky at Night presenter

About the Publisher

Philip's

Philip's

Philip?s is one of Britain's best-known map, atlas and reference book publishers. It publishes many long established market leading titles across road and street atlases, as well as astronomy and reference. Philip?s is now leading the way with innovative new product for a rapidly evolving market.

Book information

ISBN: 9781849076517
Publisher: Octopus
Imprint: Philip's
Pub date:
DEWEY: 520
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 224g
Height: 149mm
Width: 211mm
Spine width: 11mm