Philip’s Stargazing 2024 Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain & Ireland
Author: Henbest, Nigel Published 10/08/2023 | Paperback / softback
149 x 211 x 11 | 224g
Philip’s Stargazing is the perfect practical guide for both budding and experienced astronomers.
‘If you buy just one guide…you won’t do better than this.’ – BBC Sky at Night MagazineWhether you’re a seasoned astronomer or just starting out, this handy fact-packed gem is the only book you’ll need. Compiled by experts and specially designed for easy and daily use, Stargazing 2024 acts as a handily illustrated and comprehensive companion. Including the top astronomical places to visit, star festivals and the latest on star parties in Britain and Ireland, the new 2024 edition is totally up-to-date for exploring the wonder of the night skies, month-by-month and day-by-day.
* 12 updated sky charts 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 2024* The best places to experience Dark Skies, along with the latest on Star Festivals and Star Parties* Top places to visit for astronomical insights* Expert advice and insight throughout from internationally renowned Prof Nigel Henbest* Special article on the use of filters for astro-photography by expert Robin Scagell* Complete calendar of major astronomical events, including the Top 20 Sky Sights of 2024* Jargon Buster, explaining common or confusing terms* The planets’ movements explained from solar and lunar eclipses to meteor showers and comets’I will continue to enjoy ‘Philip’s Stargazing’ as the months go by.’ – Helen Sharman, Astronaut’Very useful indeed.’ – Chris Lintott, Sky at Night presenter