210 x 149mm
A Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky – Britain and Ireland by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest
Philip’s Month-by-Month Stargazing 2018 is the guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2018 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies.
Now out: 2018 edition packed with new features
12 month-by-month Night Sky Maps for year-round stargazing
Monthly Calendar of moon phases and special events in 2018
Planet Watch: the best viewing days for planets in 2018
Dark Sky Map of the UK – find the darkest skies
Expert advice on what to see each month from Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest, Philip’s internationally renowned authors.
The Solar System Almanac explains the movement of the planets, with particular attention paid to their positions in 2018. Solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers and comets are also described.
Exploring the Deep Sky provides a list of recommended deep-sky objects. the observer can use the monthly charts to discover which constellations are on view, and then use this information to plan deep-sky observing.
Expert Robin Scagell’s Equipment Review looks at the pros and cons of Stargazing with binoculars or telescope and offers advice for both.
And all superbly illustrated with photographs taken by the best amateur photographers illustrating the night skies.