2022 Guide to the Night Sky
A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland
by Storm Dunlop; Wil Tirion; ; Collins Astronomy
Pub Date 2 Sep 2021 | Archive Date Not set
From the Number One Astronomy publisher, the bestselling stargazing handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2022.
This practical guidebook is an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers.
Designed for Britain and Ireland but usable anywhere in the world between 40°N and 60°N, covering most of Europe, southern Canada and the northern United States.Advice on where to start looking and a map of dark sky sites to avoid light pollution. Charts for the circumpolar and seasonal constellations. Easy-to-use star charts for each month with descriptions of objects and events to look for in 2022. Positions of the moon, visible planets and eclipses. Includes a section on comets and a detailed map of the moon. Now in three editions: Britain and Ireland; North America; Southern Hemisphere.
Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
A Note From the Publisher
• The only astronomy guide to be officially approved by the Royal Observatory Greenwich
• Written and illustrated by experts and experienced authors
• Perfect gift for all enthusiastic astronomers from beginners to seasoned stargazers
“This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price” Astronomy Now
“A handy and straightforward guide … attractive little booklet” British Astronomical Association's 'Journal'
“an ideal Christmas stocking-filler” The Observatory