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Stargazers' Almanac 2018

A Monthly Guide to the Stars and Planets

Bob Mizon

32 pp.  
16 3/4" x 12"
Illustrations: Color

Floris Books


Published:  September 2017


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, recognize the constellations of the zodiac and watch meteor showers. This calendar offers a beautiful monthly guide to the night skies. It is designed specifically for naked-eye astronomy—no telescope required!—making it ideal for beginners, children, and backyard astronomers.

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. The notes include fascinating insights into the science, history, folklore, and myths of the stars and planets.

Stargazers’ Almanac 2018 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 envelope

Stargazers’ Almanac is endorsed by the British Astronomical Association’s Campaign for Dark Skies. The 2018 Almanac includes an interesting discussion of the pros and cons of the new LED street lights being installed across the United Kingdom.

Suitable for astronomy enthusiasts throughout the Northern Hemisphere’s temperate (non-tropical) latitudes.

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