Nightwatch - A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe, by renowned Canadian author Terence Dickinson.
Nightwatch is the standard reference for all amateur astronomers. Never before has a guide been written so ultra-simplified, without the usual jargon found in reference books. Gorgeous full-color photos appear throughout.
You will read about the known universe, the Milky Way Galaxy, Planets, The Moon and our closest star: The Sun, and more. Excellent beginners star maps (20 charts) compliment the simple seasonal maps of the sky, complete with descriptions of the most popular deep-sky objects.
This 4th Edition is revised to include
- southern-hemisphere star charts
- digital-camera astrophotography
- choosing a telescope for the 21st century
- tables and data updated through 2018
Format: Hardcover spiral bound, 192 pages, 28 x 27 x 2cm (11 x 10 ¾ x ⅞")