The Monthly Sky Guide Paperback – 10 Dec 2012
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The Monthly Sky Guide offers a clear and simple introduction to the skies of the northern hemisphere for beginners of all ages. This revised and updated edition includes sections on observing the Moon and the planets with or without the aid of binoculars or telescopes, and a comprehensive Moon map.
About the Author
Ian Ridpath is an English astronomy writer and broadcaster, who is also the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy and Norton's Star Atlas. He is a recipient of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Klumpke–Roberts Award for outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. For more information about Ian Ridpath's books, talks, and other interests, visit his personal website, ianridpath.com.
Wil Tirion is a Dutch celestial cartographer, widely regarded as the world's leading exponent of this art. He is author of The Cambridge Star Atlas and Sky Atlas 2000.0.
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I would recommend this book to anyone to make up a part of their astronomical library.
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