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2021 Guide to the Night Sky: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above North America

This is the ideal resource for beginners and experienced stargazers in the U.S. and Canada, and has been updated to include new and practical information covering events occurring in North America's night sky throughout 2021. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Content includes advice on where to start looking; easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see; positions of the moon and visible planets.; and details of objects and events in 2021.

Strom Dunlop is an experienced astronomy and meteorology author and translator whose books include Gem Weather, Meteorology Manual, and Practical Astronomy. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Royal Meteorological Society and a member of the International Astronomical Union.

ISBN: 9780008399771

ISBN-10: 9780008399771

Publisher: Collins

Publication Date: 10/27/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 12/01/2020 - 12:00am

Pages: 112

Language: English


Science / Astronomy

Nature / Sky Observation