David Dickinson, co-author of The Universe Today Guide to Viewing the Cosmos, has created the ultimate field guide for backyard astronomers. Whether you want to impress viewers at a star party, or learn what you can see with your new telescope, David shows you how to find the most impressive the night sky has to offer.
Backyard astronomy has become more accessible through apps and technology, but they tend to be inaccurate and a source of frustration when trying to find objects with your telescope. With 44 sky charts and David’s expertise, it’s like having a pro-astronomer out in the field with you.
Broken down by month and by hemisphere to ensure you get the best possible view, David shows you how to find objects like spiral galaxies, the 14th brightest star in the sky, and other stars that bring the “wow factor” to astronomy.