The Bigger picture of the sky is 2 books in one.
The first, most accessible, is an index of constellations narrated in vivid style, where the author talks about the stars he knows so well like old friends. He retraces the names to their mythological background and gives insight on the scientific ..
A Planisphere or ‘Star Wheel’ is the perfect way to learn how to recognise the stars and constellations. It consists of a star chart showing all stars and constellations that are visible from a certain area (latitude). However, stars rise and set and the Night Sky changes from season to season. Ther..
Robin Scagell explains how to choose and set up a telescope, how to find your way around the night sky, what to look for and how to observe it. With star maps for the northern and southern hemispheres...
The stars of earth's night sky seem to hang like tranquil lanterns, filling us with wonder. They inspire great works of art, and tempt our imaginations into creating stories and myths from the shapes we see. The Heavens shows star charts and constellations for both the Northern and Southern Hemisphe..