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The Star Book

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Table of Contents

Contents to include:; Foreword by Professor Sir Arnold Wolfendale, FRS, 14th Astronomer Royal (Patron of the Society for Popular Astronomy); Introduction; Getting to Know the Night Skies; Part 1- The Stars; The Celestial Sphere; The Northern Stars; The Southern Stars; Deep-Sky Delights; Part 2 - The Solar System; The Moon; The Planets; Near-Earth Phenomena; Afterword; Light Pollution and Dark Skies; Appendices; Choosing and Using Binoculars and Telescopes; Showpiece Celestial Events, 2012-2022; Resources/Astronomical Societies.

About the Author

Peter Grego is an astronomy writer and astronomical observer. He is the editor of Popular Astronomy, the magazine of the Society for Popular Astronomy (SPA) and has written a number of books, including Philip's Moon Observer's Guide and Universe and Stargazing. He is a regular contributor to Astronomy Now and BBC Sky at Night magazine. Peter lives in Cornwall.

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