Monthly Guide to the Stars and Planets Revised edition
Book DescriptionExplore the wonders of the night skies - no telescope required! Track the planets, locate the Milky Way, discover the heavenly Giraffe, Orion's dogs, and Draco the dragon, recognise the signs of the zodiac and watch meteor showers and other exciting planetary phenomena. Each monthly chart features two views of the sky looking south and north; a visual guide to the phases of the moon; key planets, constellations and other objects. Pithy astronomical details are interwoven with fascinating insights into science, history, folklore and mythology. It features and reviews in specialist astronomical and scientific journals; consumer magazines; new age and astrological interest; local, regional and national newspapers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903458754
(420mm x 297mm x mm)
Imprint: Hawthorn Press Ltd
Publisher: Hawthorn Press Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography -
Technical advisor Bob Mizon is Co-ordinator of the Dark Skies Campaign and a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He also operates the Mizar Travelling Planetarium.
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