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2018 Australasian Sky Guide

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  •  2018 Australasian Sky Guide
    Title: 2018 Australasian Sky Guide
    Author: LOMB NICK
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 01/11/2017
    Imprint: NEW SOUTH WALES UNI PRESS
    Price: $16.95
    Publishing status: NOT YET PUBLISHED

    Compact and easy to use, this
    popular guide by well-known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing stargazers with
    everything they need to know about the southern night sky for over 25 years. The 2018 guide contains monthly
    astronomy maps, viewing tips and highlights, and details of the year’s exciting celestial events.


    Wherever you are in Australia or New
    Zealand, easy calculations allow you to estimate local rise and set times for the Sun, Moon, and planets. The 2018
    Australasian Sky Guide
    also provides information on the solar system, updated with the latest
    findings from space probes.


    Published annually, the Australasian Sky
    Guide
    continues to be a favourite with photographers, event planners,
    sports organisers, teachers, students — and
    anyone who looks up at the stars and wants to know more.

    Highlights for 2018:



    • Total eclipses of the Moon
      in January and July

    • Mars near its rival Antares
      in February

    • Mars closest to Earth for 15
      years in July

    • All five naked eye planets
      visible in July and October

    • Possible naked eye comet in
      December.



    ISBN: 9781863172004
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