Synopses & Reviews
Pick up the new edition of this robust and practical interactive star gazing kit and find everything you need to observe, understand, and enjoy the night sky. Whether you're a complete beginner or an accomplished astronomer, Starfinder
is your up-to-date guide to star gazing.
Explaining how to recognize simple signposts in the sky, containing a monthly guide to the skies of both the northern and southern hemisphere, and featuring a section on observing the Moon, planets, and other bodies of the Solar System, Starfinder is the complete practical guide to getting started in astronomy.
About the Author
Carole Stott has combined her writing career with bringing up a family since 1989. She has written a number of popular astronomy books for both children and adults including Eyewitness Explorers Night Sky, Pockets Space Facts
, Eyewitness Space Exploration
and Action Books: Fly The Space Shuttle
. As well as these she has written specialist books and articles for academic journals.
Giles Sparrow has been a professional science writer since graduating from Imperial College, London. He has written extensively for adults and children on topics ranging from astrophysica to palaeontology, and was a major contributor to DK's Space Encyclopedia. He was also a contributor to DK's How the Universe Works.