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2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere

A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

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2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere by Storm Dunlop
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EXPANDED AND REVISED A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2020. Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion. Content includes: * Advice on where to start looking * Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see * NEW Special, detailed charts for positions of planets, minor planets and comets in 2020 * NEW Seasonal charts * NEW Details of dark sky sites * Details of objects and events you might see in 2020 * Diagrams of notable events visible from Australia, and some for New Zealand and South Africa Also available: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland ISBN 978-0-00-825771-2 and A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above North America.

Author Biography

Strom Dunlop is an experienced Astronomy and meteorology author and translator. Books include Gem Weather (Collins, 2012), Meteorology Manual (Haynes, 2014), Practical Astronomy (Philip's, 2012) and is the lead author for the bestselling annual Guide to the Night Sky (Collins). Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Royal Meteorological Society and a member of the International Astronomical Union.
Release date NZ
August 19th, 2019
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Collins
Interest Age
From 13 years
Pages
112
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9780008348977
Product ID
29104195

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