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New from the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa: Sky Guide Africa South 2016

Sky Guide Africa South 2016The new astronomical handbook for southern Africa, Sky Guide Africa South 2016 by the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa, is now available from Struik Nature:

Sky Guide Africa South 2016 is a practical resource for astronomers, whether they be novice, amateur or professional.

Enhanced by many photos, diagrams, charts and images, it features:
 

  • The upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses, meteor showers – any events and facets of the night sky that change annually.
  • Star charts that plot the evening sky for each season, facilitating the identification of stars and constellations.
  • A wealth of information about the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars.
  • 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”.

About the authors

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.

Visit the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa’s website.

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