The brand new edition of this favorite star watchers' handbook has all of its maps, tables, and charts updated to chronicle celestial events throughout the first decade of the twenty-first century. The book provides month-by-month sky maps for both the northern and southern hemispheres. An astronomical calendar tracks all of the solar system's planets, and a set of tables shows all phases of the Moon up to the year 2010. Gatefold front and back covers open to show solar and lunar eclipses for the same ten-year period. A 22-page illustrated A-to-Z dictionary describes major celestial objects and events. The book features 175 sky maps, charts, and diagrams, plus 30 dramatic full-color photos.
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||5.62(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.43(d)|