Dr Nick Lomb
$16.95 ($15.41 member price) Available early November
[prices shown are in Australian dollars and include GST]
ISBN 978 1 86317 137 3
paperback, 112 pages pages, 210 x 148 mm
illustrations, star maps, diagrams and tables
Publisher: Powerhouse Publishing
Distributor: NewSouth Books
Published: November 2012
The celestial equivalent of a street directory.
Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with monthly astronomy maps, viewing tips and highlights, and details of all 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 2013 Australasian Sky Guide also provides information on the solar system, updated with the latest findings from space probes.
Published annually since 1991, the 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.
Partial eclipse of the Moon in April
Annular eclipse of the Sun in May
Planetary conjunctions in July and September
More on the Mars Curiosity rover
Now also available as an ebook