The classic comprehensive guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative Collins Guide series. A superbly written 400 page guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts, and new diagrams and photographs. A perfect gift idea for anyone interested in astronomy.
Unique yearly planetary data, available as a downloadable web resource
Monthly sky maps of the northern and southern hemispheres, so you can identify constellations and bright stars from various latitudes throughout the year
Descriptions of all the 88 constellations and their stars opposite a specially prepared chart showing the constellation in relation to the surrounding skies
Detailed information on stars, nebulae, galaxies, the Moon and the Solar System
Practical advice on choosing and using binoculars and telescopes
In addition to the charts and diagrams, the text is accompanied by many photographs throughout, making this the most practical and comprehensive guide to the night sky.
Imprint: William Collins
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