Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2013

Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2013

by Patrick Moore
     
 

The one book no stargazer should be without, the fully updated 2013 edition of this essential guide features a range of specially commissioned articles by some of the world's top astronomers, an authoritative collection of charts and astronomical data, and a special picture section featuring some of the most important astronomical events of the year. It also includes…  See more details below

Overview

The one book no stargazer should be without, the fully updated 2013 edition of this essential guide features a range of specially commissioned articles by some of the world's top astronomers, an authoritative collection of charts and astronomical data, and a special picture section featuring some of the most important astronomical events of the year. It also includes a month-by-month guide to events in the coming year: planets, eclipses, comets, meteors, nebulae and phases of the moon.

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From the Publisher

"A first-rate curtain raiser for a year that offers a stream of astronomical treats."  —Observer Science Books of the Year

"The sort of book that beggars the reviewer's powers of expression . . . These charts are masterpieces of clarity and detail . . . Indispensable."  —Astronomy & Space

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230767508
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Pages:
386

Meet the Author

Sir Patrick Moore is the world's best-known living astronomer, and has written more than 60 books on the subject. In 2001 he received a Knighthood, won a BAFTA for his services to television and became a member of the celebrated Royal Society. Professor John Mason MBE is a world authority on astronomy. He has co-edited the Yearbook of Astronomy with Patrick Moore for more than 10 years.

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