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Philip s Stargazing Month by Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain Ireland

Author : Heather Couper
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"IF YOU BUY JUST ONE GUIDE... YOU WON'T DO BETTER THAN THIS" BBC Sky at Night Magazine · 12 month-by-month Night Sky Maps for year-round stargazing · Monthly Calendar of moon phases and special events in 2019 · Planet Watch: the best viewing days for planets in 2019 · Dark Sky Map of the UK - find the darkest skies · Optical Equipment Guide - Which Telescope? · The major astronomical events of 2019 · Month-by-month top 20 Sky Sights 2019 Plus: · Expert advice on what to see each month from Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest, Philip's internationally renowned authors. · The Solar System 2019 explains the movement of the planets, with particular attention paid to their positions in 2019. Solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers and comets are also described. · Expert Robin Scagell's Equipment Review looks at the pros and cons of Stargazing with reflector or refractor telescopes. · And all superbly illustrated with photographs taken by the best amateur photographers illustrating the night skies. Book Description Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2019 is the guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2019 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies. Essential reading for astronomers at all levels - and the perfect gift for every stargazer. About the Authors Philip's Stargazing Month by Month 2019 is written by two of the UK's best-known and respected astronomers. Professor Heather Couper CBE, FRAS, is an internationally acclaimed astronomer, writer and presenter/producer of TV and radio programmes. Professor Nigel Henbest researched in radio astronomy at Cambridge University, with the Astronomer Royal, and has been a Consultant to both New Scientist magazine and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

2019 Guide to the Night Sky

Author : Storm Dunlop
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"With 2018 Guide to the Night Sky, amateur astronomers can view the sky over the course of a year and not miss a thing. It is also a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy... The small and light format makes this book the ideal portable reference." -- Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin The ideal resource for beginning sky watchers is updated for 2019 sky activity. For many years, Firefly Books has published Guide to the Night Sky annuals that cover events to occur the upcoming year in North America's night sky. This year's edition provides all of the guidance, information and data an amateur astronomer needs to view the sky over the course of the coming year and not miss a thing. It is a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy and the equipment needed, while sky watchers with more experience can use the book as a calendar reference for all of 2019. Using the charts and maps and following the accessible text, sky watchers can enjoy viewing the night sky with nothing more complicated than a pair of binoculars or the naked eye. The maps are centered on latitude 40 degrees North helping backyard astronomers in the United States and Canada see how visible stars change over the year, and ensure that they catch the exciting sky events that occur. In addition to the month-by-month guides, the book includes an introduction to the planets, the moon and the sky, and comprehensive back matter. The book's small and light format makes it the ideal portable reference for backyard viewing. 2019 Guide to the Night Sky is a fabulous introduction for new astronomers and sky watchers who don't want to miss a thing.

2021 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere A month by month guide to exploring the skies above Australia New Zealand and South Africa

Author : Storm Dunlop
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A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2021.

2019 Guide to the Night Sky Bestselling month by month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

Author : Storm Dunlop
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“THIS IS A GREAT GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY AT A GREAT PRICE.” Astronomy Now A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019.

2021 Guide to the Night Sky A month by month guide to exploring the skies above North America

Author : Storm Dunlop
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This is the ideal resource for beginners and experienced stargazers in the United States and Canada, and has been updated to include new and practical information covering events occurring in North America's night sky throughout 2021.

2021 Guide to the Night Sky A month by month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

Author : Storm Dunlop
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“This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price”Astronomy Now “A handy and straightforward guide ... attractive little booklet” British Astronomical Association's 'Journal' “an ideal Christmas stocking-filler” The Observatory

2022 Guide to the Night Sky A month by month guide to exploring the skies above North America

Author : Storm Dunlop
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This is the ideal resource for beginners and experienced stargazers in the United States and Canada, and has been updated to include new and practical information covering events occurring in North America's night sky throughout 2022.

Night Sky Almanac 2022 A stargazer s guide

Author : Storm Dunlop
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The perfect gift for amateur and seasoned astronomers. Follow the progress of constellations throughout the seasons with this beautiful companion to the night sky from Astronomy experts Collins.

2019 Guide to the Night Sky

Author : Storm Dunlop
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"This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price" Astronomy Now A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2019. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon. Designed for Britain and Ireland but usable anywhere in the world between 40�N and 60�N, covering most of Europe, southern Canada and the northern United States. 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 objects and events you might see in 2019.

Night Sky Almanac 2021 A stargazer s guide

Author : Royal Observatory Greenwich
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The perfect gift for amateur and seasoned astronomers. Follow the progress of constellations throughout the seasons with this beautiful companion to the night sky from Astronomy experts Collins.

Astronomy 2019 Australia

Author : KEN & DAWES WALLACE (GLENN & NORTHFIELD, PETER.)
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This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night sky. This critically acclaimed work, produced by three well known experts in the field, takes a unique approach to explaining and identifying the Sun, Moon, planets and constellations; it is simply the best publication of its type in the world.

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky 2nd Edition

Author : Andrew Fazekas
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Explore the star-studded cosmos with this fully updated, user-friendly skywatcher's guide, filled with charts, graphics, photographs, and expert tips for viewing -- and understanding -- the wonders of space. Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers. In these inviting pages, "Night Sky Guy" Andrew Fazekas takes an expert but easygoing approach that will delight would-be astronomers of all levels. Essential information, organized logically, brings the solar system, stars, and planets to life in your own backyard. Start with the easiest constellations and then "star-hop" across the night sky to find others nearby. Learn about the dark side of the moon, how to pick Mars out of a planetary lineup, and which kinds of stars twinkle in your favorite constellations. Hands-on tips and techniques for observing with the naked eye, binoculars, or a telescope help make the most out of sightings and astronomical phenomena such as eclipses and meteor showers. Photographs and graphics present key facts in an easy-to-understand format, explaining heavenly phenomena such as black holes, solar flares, and supernovas. Revised to make skywatching even easier for the whole family, this indispensable guide shines light on the night sky--truly one of the greatest shows on Earth!

The Night Sky How to Identify

Author : Storm Dunlop
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(Illustrations are best viewed on a tablet.) An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night. Please note that this is the 2004 edition. Chart data is accurate to the end of 2009.

The Stargazer s Guide to the Night Sky

Author : Dr. Jason Lisle
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Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God’s Creation. Lisle designed Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky for everyone from young students to amateur astronomers. In it you will: Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars Discover how to choose the best telescope for you Find 150 stunning, full-color star-charts and other easy to use illustrations for success “How do phases of the moon work? When will the next solar eclipse take place? What is that bright star setting in the west? How do I find Saturn? What sorts of objects can be seen with binoculars?” These questions and many more are easily answered with the helpful tips and basic understanding of astronomy presented in this book. Create or expand the hobby of stargazing; an outdoor, educational hobby to enjoy with friends or family. Regardless of your circumstances and the economy, you will always be able to marvel at the beauty of our night sky.

Philip s 2021 Stargazing Month by Month Guide to the Night Sky in Britain Ireland

Author : Nigel Henbest
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"If you buy just one guide... you won't do better than this" BBC Sky at Night Magazine "You're very much in the dark without this illuminating superstar of a guide." Popular Astronomy "I will continue to enjoy 'Philip's Stargazing' as the months go by" Helen Sharman, Astronaut "Very useful indeed" Chris Lintott, Sky at Night presenter Discover the latest in star gazing with the new and definitive guide to the night sky. Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or just starting out, Philip's Stargazing 2021 is the only book you'll need. Compiled by experts and specially designed for use in Britain and Ireland, Stargazing 2021 acts as a handily illustrated and comprehensive companion. - 12 Brand-New Maps for year-round astronomical discovery - Month-to-Month informationDaily Moon Phase Calendar, highlighting special lunar events throughout the year - Planet Watch for ideal viewing days in 2021 - Avoid light pollution with our detailed Dark Sky Map - Expert advice and insight throughout from internationally renowned Professors Couper and Henbest - Using Binoculars - Stargazing recommendations from expert Robin Scagell - Perfect for home use during lockdown - Complete calendar of major astronomical events, including the Top 20 Sky Sights of 2021 - Jargon Buster, explaining common or confusing terms - The planets' movements explained from solar and lunar eclipses to meteor showers and comets

The Backyard Astronomer s Field Guide

Author : David Dickinson
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Discover Beautiful Nebulas, Constellations, Deep Sky Objects and More with Your Telescope David Dickinson, co-author of The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos, has created the ultimate field guide for backyard astronomers. Whether you want to impress viewers at a star party, or learn what you can see with your new telescope, David shows you how to find the most impressive views the night sky has to offer. Broken down by month and by hemisphere to ensure you get the best possible view, David shows you how to find objects like spiral galaxies, stunning sights in the Milky Way and stars that bring the “wow factor” to astronomy. With 44 sky charts and David’s expertise, it’s like having a pro-astronomer out in the field with you.

Philip s 2020 Stargazing Month by Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain Ireland

Author : Heather Couper
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"I WILL CONTINUE TO ENJOY STARGAZING AS THE MONTHS GO BY" Helen Sharman, astronaut "VERY USEFUL INDEED" Chris Lintott, Sky at Night presenter "IF YOU BUY JUST ONE GUIDE... YOU WON'T DO BETTER THAN THIS" BBC Sky at Night Magazine Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2020 is the new, bestselling and most-up-to-date guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2020 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies - making the night sky accessible to beginners and experts alike. · 12 month-by-month Night Sky Maps for year-round stargazing · Monthly Calendar of moon phases and special events in 2020 · Planet Watch: the best viewing days for planets in 2020 · Dark Sky Map of the UK - find the darkest skies · How to photograph the night skies - with cameras and smartphones · The major astronomical events of 2020 · Month-by-month Top 20 Sky Sights 2020 · Plus new, illustrated Jargon Buster Plus: · Expert advice on what to see each month from Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest, Philip's internationally renowned authors. · The Solar System 2020 explains the movement of the planets, with particular attention paid to their positions in 2020. Solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers and comets are also described. · Expert Robin Scagell's Equipment Review looks at the pros and cons of Stargazing with reflector or refractor telescopes. · And all superbly illustrated with photographs taken by the best amateur photographers illustrating the night skies. About the Authors Philip's Stargazing Month by Month 2020 is written by two of the UK's best-known and respected astronomers. Prof. Heather Couper and Prof. Nigel Henbest are qualified astrophysicists, dedicated to sharing their love of the cosmos to everyone. They work in TV and radio broadcasting, international presentations, and have written over fifty popular books between them.

Yearbook of Astronomy 2019

Author : Brian Jones
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An inspiration to amateur and professional astronomers alike, the Yearbook of Astronomy warrants a place on the bookshelf of all sky watchers and stargazers. Maintaining its appealing style and presentation, the Yearbook of Astronomy 2019 contains an authoritative set of sky charts and comprehensive jargon-free monthly sky notes to enable backyard astronomers everywhere to plan their viewing of the years eclipses, comets, meteor showers and deep sky objects.In addition, a variety of entertaining and informative articles present the reader with information on a wide range of topics including, among others, The Cassini-Huygens Mission to the Saturn System; 100 Years of the International Astronomical Union; The First Micro-Quasar; Getting the Measure of Double Stars; Asaph Hall: Man of Mars; and Science Fiction and the Future of Astronomy.The Yearbook of Astronomy has been around for well over half a century and, as it heads towards its Diamond Jubilee edition in 2022, continues to be essential reading for anyone lured by the magic of astronomy and who wants to extend their knowledge of the Universe and the wonders it plays host to.

The Official ACT Prep Guide 2019 2020 Book 5 Practice Tests Bonus Online Content

Author : ACT
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The only guide from the makers of the ACT exam, packed with 5 genuine, full-length practice tests and 400 additional questions online This new edition includes: A NEW never-before-seen, full-length practice test with optional writing test (215 questions) 400 online questions that can be filtered and organized into custom practice sets Updated writing prompts and directions Real ACT test forms used in previous years The Official ACT Prep Guide 2019-2020 is the only guide from the makers of the exam and includes actual ACT test forms taken from past ACT exams. This updated edition includes 5 actual ACT tests (all with optional writing test) to help you practice at your own pace and discover areas where you may need more work. The Official ACT Prep Guide 2019-2020 provides detailed explanations for every answer and practical tips on how to boost your score on the English, math, reading, science, and optional writing tests. You’ll also get access to special online bonus content developed with the test taking experience in mind: Practice with 400 additional test questions that can be organized, filtered, and tracked for performance Take a closer look at test day, learn what to expect, and get familiar with the test-taking strategies that are right for you The Official ACT Prep Guide 2019-2020 is your definitive guide to getting ready for the ACT and feeling confident and comfortable on test day!

The Easy Guide to the Night Sky

Author : Richard J. Bartlett
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Written for the amateur astronomer who wants to discover more in the night sky, this book explores the constellations and reveals many of the highlights visible with just your eyes or binoculars. The highlights include: * The myths and legends associated with the stars * Bright stars and multiple stars * Star clusters * Nebulae * Galaxies Each constellation has its own star chart and almost all are accompanied by graphics depicting the highlights and binocular views of the best objects. Whether you're new to astronomy or are an experienced stargazer simply looking to learn more about the constellations, this book is an invaluable guide to the night sky and the stars to be found there. Praise for other books by Richard J. Bartlett: "Would recommend, nicely laid out and easy to follow sky guide. Sensible and clear advice. I have a small scope and this books helped me enjoy it much more." by Dan M., on January 30, 2016 reviewing "Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope" "This is my third book from Mr. Bartlett and this one is as good as the others. I recommend it to all the beginners in my astronomy club." By Darren C. Bly on August 15, 2015 reviewing "2016: The Night Sky Sights" "Lots of wonderful information. A great reference guide and easy to follow. Every star gazer should have one with them" - By janine on November 18, 2015 reviewing "2015 An Astronomical Year" "This is a superb book, well laid out and easy to follow even if you are a complete novice or keen astronomer." by mr Fletcher on October 26, 2014 reviewing "The Astronomical Almanac, 2015-2019"