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Sky Guide Africa South 2015: The Annual Guide to the Sky for Star-gazers and Professional Astronomers

Sky Guide Africa South 2015New from Struik Nature, Sky Guide Africa South 2015 by Astronomical Society of Southern Africa:

Sky Guide Africa South 2015 is a practical resource for astronomers, whether novice, amateur or professional. It covers the upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses, meteor showers – any events and facets of the night sky that change annually. Star charts plot the evening sky for each season, facilitating the identification of stars and constellations. There’s a wealth of information about the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars, with photos, diagrams, charts and images. There’s also an excellent list of useful websites and a comprehensive glossary.

This annual publication is an invaluable resource for anyone who has even a passing interest in the night skies of southern Africa and is ‘… an absolute must for first time star-gazers and professional astronomers alike’.

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Struik Nature joins forces with the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa to publish this annual guide. Now in its 64th year of publication, the book is prepared by a team of contributors, all specialists in their fields.

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