The Southern Sky Guide

The Southern Sky Guide

by David Ellyard, Wil Tirion
     
 

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This unique and accessible book provides a handy reference to the skies visible from the countries of the southern hemisphere. Amateur astronomers or casual observers of the night sky will have easy access to the star charts of world famous astronomical cartographer Wil Tirion, prepared especially for this volume. Television astronomer David Ellyard has contributed a

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This unique and accessible book provides a handy reference to the skies visible from the countries of the southern hemisphere. Amateur astronomers or casual observers of the night sky will have easy access to the star charts of world famous astronomical cartographer Wil Tirion, prepared especially for this volume. Television astronomer David Ellyard has contributed a detailed explanatory text to accompany the charts, together with a general introduction to the study of the night sky. Charts of the whole sky—24 in all—show what is visible early and late in each month. Planet positions are provided

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Science Books & Films
...an ideal book to accompany anyone who undertakes the scanning of the southern skies, with or without binoculars or a small telescope.
From the Publisher
'This gem is reasonably priced and highly recommended for those commencing their celestial voyage.' Sky at Night Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521789585
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
102
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.39(d)

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