A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts, and new diagrams and photographs.
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Ian Ridpath has been a full-time writer, broadcaster, and lecturer on astronomy and space since 1972. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, as well as a member of the Society of Authors and of the Association of British Science Writers.Wil Tirion is the world's leading celestial cartographer, having designed the first ever star atlas in 1981. Together Ian and Wil have also produced `Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets' and `Collins Gem Stars'.www.ianridpath.comwww.wil-tirion.comReview:
Praise for `Collins Pocket Guide Stars and Planets':`...by far the best of the currently available, pocket-sized guides and is one to be warmly recommended.'The Observatory
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Book Description Collins, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 2331679
Book Description Collins, 2011. Book Condition: Very Good. New edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP80437565
Book Description Collins, 2011. Book Condition: Good. New edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP73002309