If you ever needed a book to help you explore the wonderful night skies from down under, be it Australia, South America, South Africa or New Zealand, this is it!. With hundreds of full colour star charts and maps of the Moon and planets of our Solar System, this book will ensure you get the most out of a pair of binoculars or a small telescope from suburban and dark country sky locations.
Beautifully illustrated with many tips and advice on how to both understand, observe and even photograph the night sky, including the stars, galaxies, nebulae, Sun, Moon, asteroids, comets and planets from the back yard, this book is your essential guide and reference to the celestial wonders of the Southern Night Sky with information on common telescope designs and tips for observing the night sky.
Steve Massey is one of Australia’s most prolific popular authors on astronomy including books published overseas and five other titles here in Australia.
Steve Quirk is a renowned veteran of astrophotography and holding a deep interest in those objects rarely photographed by others yet also quite accessible to the average observer.