2015 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland (Royal Observatory Greenwich)

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9780007598687: 2015 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland (Royal Observatory Greenwich)

Includes details of the solar eclipse. The bestselling month-by-month handbook to the stars and constellations visible from Britain and Ireland in 2015. This practical guidebook is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers.

Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Content includes:

• Details of the total solar eclipse on March 20th, 2015 - use alongside your solar eclipse glasses.

• Advice on where to start looking.

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

• Positions of the moon and visible planets.

• Details of objects and events you might see in 2015.

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The bestselling month-by-month handbook to the stars and constellations visible from Britain and Ireland in 2015. This practical guidebook is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers.

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.

• Positions of the moon and visible planets.

• Details of the total solar eclipse on March 20th, 2015

• Details of objects and events you might see in 2015.

Review:

“A handy and straightforward guide … attractive little booklet, small enough to slip into a pocket or rucsac, recommended.” British Astronomical Association's 'Journal'

“At such a modest price, this is an ideal Christmas stocking-filler for anyone young or old with even the slightest interest in events away from the trials and tribulations on planet earth” The Observatory

“This is a great guide to the 2015 night sky at a great price” Astronomy Now

“Completely and seemingly effortlessly achieves its aims … combines clear and economical writing with charts drawn by an accomplished uranographer to guide readers, month by month, through the significant celestial events of the year.”
BBC Sky at Night

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