Philips Astronomy: Stargazer Pack (Northern Hemisphere)
Octopus Publishing Group
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Series: Philips Astronomy
Format: Wall Chart 980 x 1120mm, Book & Planisphere
Philip's Stargazer is an excellent starter pack suitable for use in the northern hemisphere, containing three essential items to get the beginner started on the fascinating hobby of astronomy: Philip's Star Chart: A large attractive wall chart showing the stars and constellations in three superb colour maps. Philip's Planisphere: A practical starfinder for locating the stars, constellations and planets visible on any night of the year from the UK, Northern Europe and Canada (51.5 degrees North); the star map is drawn by the well-known celestial cartographer Wil Tirion. Philip's Guide to the Northern Constellations: A 32-page beginner's guide to the major stars and constellations visible with the naked eye in the northern hemisphere, illustrated with simple 'signpost' maps to guide the reader around the night sky, for each season.
Additional highlights include information on our Solar System, as well as facts about comets, meteors and the Universe. Written by Robin Scagell (Vice-President of Britain's Society for Popular Astronomy), this is the perfect introduction to the night sky for beginners.
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