A practical hour-by-hour tracker of the stars and constellations.This beginner's guide to stargazing introduces the novice astronomer to the principle celestial objects visible at different times of the year. Major constellations are used as signposts to navigate the night sky, locating hard to find stars and some fascinating deep-sky objects. The movement of the stars is also explained. Turn the oval panel to the required date and time to reveal the whole sky visible from your location. The map shows the stars down to magnitude 5, plus several deep-sky objects such as: Pleiades, the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) and the Orion Nebula (M24). The Planisphere is designed for use in the USA and Canada. The inside sleeve contains all the information you need to start stargazing. Contains a full color sleeve and illustrated step-by-step instruction for how to use the planispehre.
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