Philip's 2019 stargazing month-by-month guide to the night sky Britain & Ireland - Heather Couper

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Title
Philip's 2019 stargazing month-by-month guide to the night sky Britain & Ireland
Author
Heather Couper
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Philip's
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20180823

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12 month-by-month Night
Sky Maps for year-round stargazing


Monthly Calendar of moon
phases and special events in 2019


Planet Watch: the best
viewing days for planets in 2019


Dark Sky Map of the UK -
find the darkest skies


Optical Equipment Guide - Which Telescope?



The major astronomical
events of 2019

Month-by-month top 20 Sky Sights 2019


Plus:




Expert advice on what to
see each month from Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest, Philip's
internationally renowned authors.


The Solar System 2019
explains the movement of the planets, with particular attention paid to
their positions in 2019. Solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers and
comets are also described.


Expert Robin Scagell's
Equipment Review looks at the pros and cons of Stargazing with reflector or refractor telescopes.


And all superbly
illustrated with photographs taken by the best amateur photographers
illustrating the night skies.


Book Description


Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2019 is the guide for Stargazers in
Britain and Ireland. The new 2019 edition has been completely revised to
make it even more essential for exploring the night skies.


Essential reading for astronomers at all levels - and the perfect gift for
every stargazer.


About the Authors


Philip's Stargazing Month by Month 2019 is written by two of the UK's
best-known and respected astronomers.


Professor Heather Couper CBE, FRAS, is an internationally acclaimed
astronomer, writer and presenter/producer of TV and radio programmes.


Professor Nigel Henbest researched in radio astronomy at Cambridge
University, with the Astronomer Royal, and has been a Consultant to both
New Scientist magazine and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

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Heather Couper is a past President of both the British Astronomical Association and the Society for Popular Astronomy. She is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Institute of Physics, and a former Millennium Commissioner, for which she was awarded the CBE in 2007.

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Astronomy - Observations.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
96

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