Planisphere: Shows the Position of the Stars for Every Night of the Year

Planisphere: Shows the Position of the Stars for Every Night of the Year

by Firefly Books
     
 

ISBN-10: 1552978532

ISBN-13: 2901552978534

Pub. Date: 09/03/2009

Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited

A valuable tool for novice and advanced stargazers.

The 11 3/8 inch Firefly Planisphere is an affordable, practical tool for accurately locating night sky phenomena in the Northern Hemisphere at any time of the year -- and is now updated to include planetary tables from 2007 up to and including 2014

Charted by the month, day, hour and minute,

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Overview

A valuable tool for novice and advanced stargazers.

The 11 3/8 inch Firefly Planisphere is an affordable, practical tool for accurately locating night sky phenomena in the Northern Hemisphere at any time of the year -- and is now updated to include planetary tables from 2007 up to and including 2014

Charted by the month, day, hour and minute, it gives quick help on locating celestial wonders such as:

  • Planets
  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Globular clusters
  • Nebulae
  • Galaxies

The easy to use Firefly Planisphere features:

  • Icons that describe star magnitudes from O to 1 (large) to 4(small). The larger the symbol, the brighter the star -making it easy to locate specific stars.
  • Updated planetary tables with at-a-glance coordinates for locating the brightest objects in the sky until 2014.
  • Times of sunrise and sunset for each day.

An easy-to-read instructional guide describes how to use the planisphere. Both the planisphere and the guide are packaged in a protective plastic envelope.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901552978534
Publisher:
Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/03/2009
Edition description:
Updated reprint edition, with planetary tables from 2007 to 2014
Pages:
1

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