A Guide to the Night Sky

Consultant Editor: Dr. John O’Byrne

A comprehensive illustrated handbook for backyard astronomers, with expert starhopping guides and advice on essential stargazing tools and techniques

  • Revised information about the latest seller discoveries and the most recent space explorations
  • Up-to-date statistics, distances and measurements
  • In-depth profiles of all our Solar System’s marvels-the Sun, Moon, planets and the celestial phenomena
  • Expert advice for the backyard stargazer on everything from telescope choices, to using binoculars and taking your own astrophhotographs
  • Starhopping tours to help the amateur astronomer traverse the heavens and identity the night sky’s wonders with ease

Fully illustrated throughout with hundreds of the latest stunning images, maps and photos