Colour star chart for each month, with the Moon and planets clearly marked. Information on the planets, Sun, Moon, meteors and other special events. Deep-sky objects to find during the year for users of binoculars or telescopes. Amateur-taken astrophotography, with information on how it was obtained. Round-up of new equipment.
About the Author
Heather Couper is a past President of both the British Astronomical Association and the Society for Popular Astronomy. She is a Fellow of both the Royal Astronomical Society and the Institute of Physics, and a former Millennium Commissioner, for which she was awarded the CBE in 2007.Nigel Henbest has been Astronomy Consultant to New Scientist magazine, Editor of the Journal of the British Astronomical Association, and Media Consultant to the Royal Greenwich Observatory.