Collins Stars and Planets Guide

Ian Ridpath, Wil Tirion

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Published: 19th Oct '17

£19.99

The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative ‘Collins Guide’ series.

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SKU: 9780008239275

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Description

The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative ‘Collins Guide’ series. A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts, and new diagrams and photographs. Includes: Unique yearly planetary data, available as a downloadable web resourceMonthly sky maps of the northern and southern hemispheres, so you can identify constellations and bright stars from various latitudes throughout the yearDescriptions of all the 88 constellations and their stars opposite a specially prepared chart showing the constellation in relation to the surrounding skiesDetailed information on stars, nebulae, galaxies, the Moon and the Solar SystemPractical advice on choosing and using binoculars and telescopes In addition to the charts and diagrams, the text is accompanied by many photographs throughout, making this the most practical and comprehensive guide to the night sky.

Additional information

Weight 0.7 kg
Dimensions 25 × 135 × 195 mm
Page Count 400