This ingenious guide gives beginning stargazers instant access to just what they need to know:
Detailed instructions on the use of night sky charts
4 seasonal night sky charts (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter), showing all major constellations, asterisms, nebula, and other objects visible with the naked eye. Each Includes ""pointers"" to orient the beginner skygazer to the most important things to look for.
The guide includes a detailed moon map showing important "maria" (seas) and craters, as well as chart showing phases of the moon.
Indestructible and completely waterproof.
Conceived and written by Rick Fienberg, Editor Emeritus of the prestigious Sky & Telescope Magazine