From the Back Cover
'Collins Gem Stars' provides details of all 88 constellations of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, complete with star charts and a star atlas of the entire sky, ideal for practical observation of the stars throughout the world all year round.
• Features individual charts for all 88 constellations
• Describes the brightest stars and main objects of interest to be seen with the naked eye, binoculars and small telescopes
• Includes a star atlas of the entire sky and charts the stars visible each season
About the Author
Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion are authors of the Collins Pocket Guide to Stars and Planets and The Monthly Sky Guide (CUP). Ian is editor of Norton’s Star Atlas and the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy, and author of Star Tales. Wil is author of Sky Atlas 2000.0.