Nightscenes: A Monthly Guide to the Astronomical Events for the Year 2017 (英語) ペーパーバック – 2016/9/12
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The annual Nightscenes book details what can be seen in the night sky each month for Great Britain and Ireland. It is written in a plain, understandable style so that if you can understand the following 'look up on such a date at such a time and you will see' then you will be able to find, see and enjoy the events described in the book. Primarily aimed at the naked eye and binocular user with occasional telescope sights.Each month has an all sky chart set for 10pm local time (11pm during BST) with information on what planets are visible, any special events such as Meteor showers or Eclipses. It also occasionally has photographs that the author has taken of the night sky as well as extra diagrams for special events to look out for such as conjunctions of the moon & planets which are of particular interest.Expanded Monthly section format which has a four page gate folded spread with 3 pages to monthly events and a page on what to view in a selected constellation.
Paul Money is a freelance writer, speaker and amateur astronomer turned professional, who has been viewing and imaging the night sky for over 30 years. Writer and publisher (as Astrospace Publications) of the annual Nightscenes yearbook, a guide to what to see in the night sky for the year published annually since 2000. Other works include the Nightscenes Companion (out of print) and the Nightscenes Guide to Simple Astrophotography.He is a Fellow of both the British Interplanetary Society and Royal Astronomical Society and has been awarded the FAS 'Eric Zucker' award for contributions to astronomy in 2002 and the Sir Arthur Clarke Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 for the public promotion of astronomy and space. For eight years he was one of three astronomers on the Omega Holidays Northern Lights Flights (2004 - 2013) showing the public the majesty of the Northern Lights from 35,000ft.Since 2006 he works freelance as the Reviews Editor for the BBC Sky at Night magazine working from his home in Lincolnshire. Now he is fulfilling a lifelong ambition by writing and publishing his first novel, 'A Ghostly Diversion' the first in a series published on April 4th 2016 with a couple of SciFi books also in the pipeline. For more check out the following links:www.astrospace.co.uk The Nightscenes Monthly Night sky Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/AstrospacePublicationsThe Astrospace Fiction Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/astrospacefiction