This full color highly illustrated and engaging compact guide to stars, asteroids, meteors and comets, presents a world of possibility in your pocket.
This Smithsonian Gem features individual charts for all 88 constellations of the Northern and Southern hemispheres, complete with star charts and a star atlas of the entire sky. It details the brightest stars and objects of interest which can be seen with the naked eye, binoculars and small telescopes. An ideal book for practical observation of the stars throughout the world all year round.
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Ian Ridpath is an English astronomy writer and broadcaster, who is also the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy and Norton's Star Atlas. He is a recipient of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Klumpke Roberts Award for outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. For more information about Ian Ridpath's books, talks, and other interests, visit his personal website, ianridpath.com.
Wil Tirion is a Dutch celestial cartographer, widely regarded as the world's leading exponent of this art. He is author of The Cambridge Star Atlas and Sky Atlas 2000.0.
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Descrizione libro Heinemann Young Books, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Codice libro della libreria mon0002526655