ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: May 14, 2020
Stargazers’ Almanac: A Monthly Guide to the Stars and Planets: 2021: 2021
By (author) Bob Mizon
Explore the night skies with this beautiful illustrated monthly guide to the stars and planets.This large-format almanac allows you to step outside and track the planets, locate the Milky Way, recognise the constellations of the zodiac and watch meteor showers.Stargazers’ Almanac 2021 is a beautiful month-by-month guide to the night skies. It’s designed specifically for naked-eye astronomy — no telescope required! — making it ideal for beginners, children and backyard astronomers. It is a perennially popular Christmas gift — and one which lasts the whole year round.Each monthly chart features two views of the night sky, looking north and south, and a visual guide to the phases of the moon and the movements of the planets.Stargazers’ Almanac 2021 also features:– Advice on how to navigate the night sky– Overhead reference map of the sky– Reference plan of constellations– Glossary of constellations and Latin names– Glossary of brightness of stars– Guide to the signs of the zodiac and how they relate to the stars– Loop and eyelet for easy wall hanging; presented in a sturdy cardboard gift envelopeSuitable for astronomy enthusiasts throughout the Northern Hemisphere’s temperate (non-tropical) latitudes.
Bob Mizon, MBE, is co-ordinator of the Commission for Dark Skies. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1985, and has been associated with the Wessex Astronomical Society in various offices for many years. Since 1996, he has provided a full-time mobile planetarium service to south central England, and has taken the experience of the night sky to nearly 160,000 people, mostly schoolchildren.