Bestselling Books

Philip’s Month-by-Month Stargazing 2017

£6.99 230 x 160mm 64 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-425-4 The guide to the northern night sky for 2017 A month-by-month guide to the northern night sky for the year 2017, written by the internationally known astronomy writers and broadcasters Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest. Features colour star charts for each month, with the Moon and planets… Read the full article

Philip’s Essential Guide to Space

£14.99 290 x 220mm 192 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-419-3 The definitive guide to exploring and understanding our Solar System and the Universe beyond. * A stimulating guide detailing recent developments in space exploration written by Paul Sutherland. * Rockets, spacecraft and satellites – the first steps into space. * The race to the Moon – and… Read the full article

Philip’s Night Sky Atlas

£14.99 297 x 210mm 128 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-444-5 Philip’s Night Sky Atlas is a highly practical star atlas that can be used anywhere in the world and at any time of the year. With a sturdy, damp-proof binding, it is the ideal choice for the backyard astronomer using binoculars or a small telescope. * Suitable… Read the full article

Philip’s Astronomy Starter Pack

£16.99 310 x 310mm ISBN 978-1-84907-424-7 A new edition of the exciting Philip’s Astronomy Starter Pack, suitable for use in the Northern Hemisphere, containing three essential items to introduce the beginner to the fascinating hobby of astronomy: a ‘glow-in-the-dark’ planisphere, an 80-page paperback book about the stars and planets, and a colourful wall poster of… Read the full article

Philip’s Month-by-Month Star Finder

£4.99 198 x 126mm 64 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-431-5 A concise month-by-month calendar for star watchers in the Northern Hemisphere – an indispensable guide to locating major stars and constellations throughout the year. Star charts show the position of stars, constellations and other celestial objects for each month of the year, in both northerly and southerly… Read the full article

Philip’s Complete Guide to Stargazing

£25 290 x 220mm 320 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-343-1 “One of the best books on astronomy ever” Popular Astronomy An inspiring and invaluable reference source for astronomers of all levels, providing all the information you need to explore the night sky. * Suitable for observers in both northern and southern hemispheres. * Features an up-to-date A–Z… Read the full article

Philip’s Planisphere..

Latitude 51.5 North. For stargazing in Britain and Ireland, Northern Europe, Northern USA and Canada. £9.99 290 x 290mm 978-1-84907-188-8 Bestseller as seen on TV. A fun and practical starfinder for identifying the constellations and stars in the northern hemisphere at latitude 51.5°N (Britain, Ireland, Northern Europe, Northern USA, Canada). Shows stars down to magnitude… Read the full article

Philip’s Glow-in-the-Dark Planisphere

Latitude 51.5 North. For stargazing in Britain and Ireland, Northern Europe, Northern USA and Canada. £12.99 290 x 290mm ISBN 978-1-84907-198-7 Philip’s Glow-in-the-Dark Planisphere (Latitude 51.5 North) is a fun and practical starfinder designed for use anywhere in Britain and Ireland, Northern Europe, Northern USA and Canada. The planisphere is in two parts: the star… Read the full article

Philip’s 101 Objects to Spot in the Night Sky

£9.99 210 x 149mm 224 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-276-2 A fun and practical guide to the stars and planets Learn to spot 101 must-see objects in the northern-hemisphere sky! With hints and tips to show the young astronomer where to look to see a particular object – such as a planet or its satellites, a constellation,… Read the full article

Philip’s Stargazing With Mark Thompson

£9.99 230 x 160mm 176 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-313-4 The essential guide to astronomy Mark Thompson has spent 30 years observing the night sky and has introduced many newcomers to the fascinating hobby of astronomy. In this book, he describes his stargazing experiences and shares a wealth of practical knowledge, together with many valuable hints and… Read the full article

Philip’s Astrophotography With Mark Thompson

£9.99 230 x 160mm 160 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-314-1 The essential guide to photographing the night sky Until a few years ago, astrophotography was fraught with many challenges, but with the development of digital cameras replacing film, great astronomical images are now within the reach of even the most novice stargazer. Mark Thompson has spent many… Read the full article

Philip’s Guide to the Night Sky

£5.99 230 x 160mm 48 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-297-7 Find your way around the night sky with this handy guide to stargazing for beginners, written by Sir Patrick Moore in his characteristically entertaining and informative style. Clear star maps, showing stars visible to the naked eye, help you to navigate the skies. Review on Amazon.co.uk “A… Read the full article

Philip’s Stargazing with Binoculars

£8.99 198 x 126mm 208 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-300-4 Authors Robin Scagell and David Frydman reveal what to expect from binoculars when stargazing and how to choose the right ones if buying for the first time or upgrading. This practical guide provides clear step-by-step instructions for finding objects, and explains what you can expect to see… Read the full article

Philip’s Moon Observer’s Guide

Published in December 2015 Available to pre-order from Amazon £9.99 198 x 126mm 192 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-332-5 An updated edition of Peter Grego’s practical guide to observing the Moon, suitable for beginners and the more experienced observer. * A practical introduction to Moonwatching, day by day. * Detailed maps show hundreds of lunar features. *… Read the full article

Philip’s The Urban Astronomy Guide

£9.99 198 x 126mm 208 pages ISBN 978-1-84907-275-5 Stargazing from towns and suburbs Author Robin Scagell, Vice President of Britain’s Society for Popular Astronomy, uses his expertise to show how you can enjoy the hobby of astronomy if you live in an urban area, including: * The best celestial objects for viewing in light-polluted skies… Read the full article

Philip’s Practical Astronomy Kit

£14.99 295 x 295mm ISBN 978-1-84907-299-1 An exciting new 3-in-1 stargazing pack suitable for use in the northern hemisphere, containing three essential items to introduce the beginner to the fascinating hobby of astronomy. Includes: Philip’s 51.5°N Planisphere – a practical hour-by-hour tracker of the stars and constellations. Includes the 64-page Philip’s Month-by-Month Star Finder –… Read the full article

Philip’s Star Chart

£6.99 690 x 1000mm (sheet size) Single-sided folded chart ISBN 978-1-84907-329-5 Philip’s Star Chart shows the stars and constellations of the night sky in three superb maps: the northern and southern hemispheres, and the equatorial region. All stars visible with the naked eye are shown, with the brightest stars shown in their true colours. Fainter… Read the full article

Philip’s Moon Map

£6.99 690 x 1000mm (sheet size) Single-sided folded chart ISBN 978-1-84907-399-8 This superbly detailed map of the near (visible) side of the Moon locates more than 500 physical features which can all be seen with binoculars or a telescope. The accompanying text is a practical guide to Moonwatching, which explains how to use the map… Read the full article