This is a guide for stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2022 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies – making the night sky accessible to beginners and experts alike.
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“If you buy just one guide…you won’t do better than this” BBC Sky at Night Magazine
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Discover the latest in stargazing with the new and definitive guide to the night sky.
Whether you’re a seasoned astronomer or just starting out, Philip’s Stargazing 2022 is the only book you’ll need. Compiled by experts and specially designed for use in Britain and Ireland, Stargazing 2022 acts as a handily illustrated and comprehensive companion.
– 12 Brand-New Maps for year-round astronomical discovery
– Month-to-Month information. Daily Moon Phase Calendar, highlighting special lunar events throughout the year
– Planet Watch for ideal viewing days in 2022
– Avoid light pollution with our detailed Dark Sky Map
– Expert advice and insight throughout from internationally renowned Professor Nigel Henbest
– A ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at astrophotography from expert Robin Scagell
– Complete calendar of major astronomical events, including the Top 20 Sky Sights of 2022
– Jargon Buster, explaining common or confusing terms
– The planets’ movements explained from solar and lunar eclipses to meteor showers and comets