NEW BOOK: Sky Guide Southern Africa

Published annually, the Sky Guide Southern Africa is a practical resource for all stargazers, whether novice, amateur or professional. It highlights the cosmic events for each month of the upcoming year, including planetary movements, predicted eclipses and meteor showers.

Struik Nature joins forces with the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa to publish this annual guide. Now in its 79th year of publication, the book is prepared by a team of specialist contributors.

Star charts plot the evening sky for each season, facilitating the identification of stars and constellations. The guide contains a wealth of information about the sun, moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars, with photos, diagrams, charts and images.

Also featured is an excellent overview of the most useful online resources available to the astronomy enthusiast.

This annual publication is an invaluable guide for anyone with an interest in the night skies of southern Africa, from beginner through to professional.

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