The Monthly Sky Guide download epub
by Will Tirion,Ian Ridpath
The Monthly Sky Guide is highly recommended, and remains good value for money. There is a lot of quality in this small book from Wil Tiron's famous charts to Ian Ridpath's excellent narrative - altogether a great combination at work.
The Monthly Sky Guide is highly recommended, and remains good value for money. The Observatory The Monthly Sky Guide. remains one of the best introductions to the night sky of the northern hemisphere. There is a lot of quality in this small book from Wil Tirion's famous charts to Ian Ridpath's excellent narrative. If you had to rely on one book to get you through your observation year then the Monthly Sky Guide would serve you very well indeed. Astronomy & Space.
With one chapter for each month of the year, this is an easy-to-use handbook for anyone wanting to identify constellations, star clusters, nebulae, to plot the movement of planets, or to witness solar and lunar eclipses.
He is a recipient of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Klumpke-Roberts Award for outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. Wil Tirion is a Dutch celestial cartographer, widely regarded as the world's leading exponent of his art. He is the author of The Cambridge Star Atlas and Sky Atlas 2000.
The Monthly Sky Guide book. The book contains a chapter on the main sights visible in each month of the year, and is an easy-to-use companion to the night sky.
Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion - two consummate professionals in the field - have teamed up to produce an exemplary text with first-rate illustrations to inspire the beginning sky-gazer. I heartily recommend this text.
The Monthly Sky Guide offers a clear and simple introduction to the skies of the northern hemisphere for beginners of all ages. Wil Tirion is a celestial carographer, widely regarded as the leading exponent of his art in the world.
The Monthly Sky Guide.
Ian Ridpath, Wil Tirion. Fully revised and updated guide to the night sky, in full colour. Download (pdf, . 7 Mb) Donate Read.
Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Astronomy & Space Science
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 3 edition (April 30, 1993)
Pages: 64 pages