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In full colour throughout, the seventh edition of Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion's famous guide to the night sky is fully revised and updated for planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2011. The book contains a chapter on the main sights visible in each month of the year, and is an easy-to-use companion to the night sky. It will help you to identify prominent stars, constellations, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, to watch out for meteor showers, and to follow the movement of the four brightest planets. Most of the sights described are visible to the naked eye and all can be seen with binoculars or a small telescope. The Monthly Sky Guide offers a clear and simple introduction to the skies of the northern hemisphere for beginners of all ages.

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Now available in full colour and updated throughout, the sixth edition of this famous guide to the night sky contains planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of 2007. This handbook helps in identifying constellations, star clusters, nebulae, plotting planet movements, and witnessing solar and lunar eclipses.

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In full colour throughout, the seventh edition of this famous guide to the night sky contains updated planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of 2011. With a chapter for each month of the year, this easy-to-use handbook will help beginners to identify prominent stars, constellations, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, to watch out for meteor showers, and to follow the four brightest planets. Most of the features discussed are visible to the naked eye and all can be seen with a small telescope or binoculars.

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The fifth edition of Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion's famous guide to the night sky is updated for planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2004. The book contains a chapter on each month of the year and is an invaluable companion for star-gazers.

Synopsis:

In full colour throughout, the seventh edition of this famous guide contains updated planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of 2011. It helps beginners identify prominent stars, constellations, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, to watch for meteor showers, and to follow the brightest planets.

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The fifth edition of Ridpath and Tirion's famous guide to the night sky, updated to 2004.

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The latest edition of Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion's popular guide to the night sky is updated for planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2007. With one chapter for each month of the year, this is an easy-to-use handbook for anyone wanting to identify constellations, star clusters, nebulae, to plot the movement of planets, or witness solar and lunar eclipses. Most of the features discussed are visible to the naked eye and all can be seen with a small telescope or binoculars. Ian Ridpath has been a full-time writer, broadcaster and lecturer on astronomy and space for more than twenty-five years. He has written and edited more than 40 books, including A Comet Called Haley (Cambridge, 1985). Wil Tirion made his first star map in 1977. It showed stars to the magnitude of 6.5 and was issued as a set of maps by the British Astronomical Association in 1981. He has illustrated numerous books and magazines, including The Cambridge Star Atlas (Cambridge, 2001). Previous Edition Pb (1999): 0-521-66771-2

About the Author

Ian Ridpath is an astronomy writer and broadcaster, who is also editor of Norton's Star Atlas and the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy.Wil Tirion is a celestial carographer, widely regarded as the leading exponent of his art in the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521684354
Author:
Ridpath, Ian
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Illustrator:
Tirion, Wil
Author:
Ridpath
Author:
Tirion, W.
Author:
Tirion, Wil
Author:
Tirion, Will
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Astronomy - Star Guides
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Stars
Subject:
Star Observation
Subject:
Stars -- Identification.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Monthly Sky Guide
Publication Date:
November 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.66x8.18x.14 in. .52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Now available in full colour and updated throughout, the sixth edition of this famous guide to the night sky contains planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of 2007. This handbook helps in identifying constellations, star clusters, nebulae, plotting planet movements, and witnessing solar and lunar eclipses.
"Synopsis" by , In full colour throughout, the seventh edition of this famous guide to the night sky contains updated planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of 2011. With a chapter for each month of the year, this easy-to-use handbook will help beginners to identify prominent stars, constellations, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, to watch out for meteor showers, and to follow the four brightest planets. Most of the features discussed are visible to the naked eye and all can be seen with a small telescope or binoculars.
"Synopsis" by , The fifth edition of Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion's famous guide to the night sky is updated for planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2004. The book contains a chapter on each month of the year and is an invaluable companion for star-gazers.
"Synopsis" by , In full colour throughout, the seventh edition of this famous guide contains updated planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of 2011. It helps beginners identify prominent stars, constellations, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, to watch for meteor showers, and to follow the brightest planets.
"Synopsis" by , The fifth edition of Ridpath and Tirion's famous guide to the night sky, updated to 2004.
"Synopsis" by , The latest edition of Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion's popular guide to the night sky is updated for planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2007. With one chapter for each month of the year, this is an easy-to-use handbook for anyone wanting to identify constellations, star clusters, nebulae, to plot the movement of planets, or witness solar and lunar eclipses. Most of the features discussed are visible to the naked eye and all can be seen with a small telescope or binoculars. Ian Ridpath has been a full-time writer, broadcaster and lecturer on astronomy and space for more than twenty-five years. He has written and edited more than 40 books, including A Comet Called Haley (Cambridge, 1985). Wil Tirion made his first star map in 1977. It showed stars to the magnitude of 6.5 and was issued as a set of maps by the British Astronomical Association in 1981. He has illustrated numerous books and magazines, including The Cambridge Star Atlas (Cambridge, 2001). Previous Edition Pb (1999): 0-521-66771-2
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