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Collins Stargazing
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Collins Stargazing
Beginners Guide to Astronomy
An ideal introduction for beginner and seasoned stargazers alike from the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Astronomy expert Tom Kerss offers complete advice from the ground up, introducing the world of telescopes, planets, stars, dark skies and celestial maps, explaining the best ways to plan your stargazing experience and the key things to look out for on specific dates throughout the year. Bridging the gap between human curiosity and the need for scientific expertise, Stargazing allows a complete novice to understand our place in the cosmos and enjoy the beautiful and extraordinary wonders of the night sky. The accompanying short further resources booklet allows you to follow the star charts explanations on the audiobook. This booklet is also available from http://collins.co.uk/stargazing-booklet
An ideal introduction for beginner and seasoned stargazers alike from the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Astronomy expert Tom Kerss offers complete advice from the ground up, introducing the world of telescopes, planets, stars, dark skies and celestial maps, explaining the best ways to plan your stargazing experience and the key things to look out for on specific dates throughout the year. Bridging the gap between human curiosity and the need for scientific expertise, Stargazing allows a complete novice to understand our place in the cosmos and enjoy the beautiful and extraordinary wonders of the night sky. The accompanying short further resources booklet allows you to follow the star charts explanations on the audiobook. This booklet is also available from http://collins.co.uk/stargazing-booklet
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  • The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope. It runs the annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
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