Sky Guide Africa South - 2019

Sky Guide Africa South - 2019

by Astronomical Handbook for South Africa

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Overview

Sky Guide Africa South 2019 is a practical resource for all astronomers, whether they be novice, amateur or professional. It covers the upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses, meteor showers – any events and facets of the night sky that change annually. Star charts plot the evening sky for each season, facilitating the identification of stars and constellations. The guide contains a wealth of information about the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars, with photos, diagrams, charts and images. There’s also an excellent list of useful websites and a comprehensive glossary. This annual publication is an invaluable guide for anyone who has even a passing interest in the night skies of southern Africa and is ‘... an absolute must for first-time star-gazers and professional astronomers alike’. Sales points: Contains the latest, most-up-to-date information, packed with charts, illustrations, images, tables, etc. for quick reference, will appeal to a wide audience, from beginners to professionals, includes tips on basic night-sky gazing, excellent value for money.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781775846215
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Publication date: 11/01/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 704,020
File size: 31 MB
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About the Author

Struik Nature joins forces with the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa to publish this annual guide. Now in its 69th year of publication, the book is prepared by a team of contributors, all specialists in their fields.

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