By Richard J. Bartlett
Even if you're an absolute "no knowledge" newbie or knowledgeable astronomer, this accomplished, easy-to-use fast reference advisor provides you with the entire info you want to locate hundreds and hundreds of evening sky occasions in 2015 - lots of which might be visible with simply your eyes.
Written by means of a former freelance columnist for Astronomy journal with over thirty years of expertise, the advisor contains:
- textual content highlighting "must see" occasions that may be simply came upon and loved. No gear required!
- images simulating the simplest occasions as they are often obvious within the sky
- per month highlights of what might be obvious within the pre-dawn and night sky, together with the Moon, planets, vivid asteroids, meteors, vibrant stars, constellations and deep sky gadgets
- Descriptions of key astronomical occasions for every vital date
And for extra complicated astronomers:
- info of astronomical occasions, together with conjunctions, eclipses, elongations, oppositions and meteor showers
- Technical info for key occasions, akin to item value, distance and obvious dimension
- Angular separation for conjunctions
- end result dates for shiny stars, constellations and all one hundred ten Messier items
Whether you're making plans an evening out below the celebrities or just are looking to study extra concerning the heavens above us, you will discover all of it during this consultant to the astronomical yr.