SKY GUIDE SOUTHERN AFRICA – 2023. An Astronomical Handbook.

Nov 22, 2022 | Book Reviews, Nature & Conservation

SKY GUIDE SOUTHERN AFRICA – 2023. An Astronomical Handbook.


Produced by the Astronomical Society Sky Guide 2023 now features more star charts, astrophotos and greater geographical coverage. A practical and easy-to-follow guide, with photographs and diagrams, it is a wealth of information about the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars. Star charts show the evening sky for each of the four
seasons.

There are separate schedules of sun and moon rise-and-set with times. The Sky Guide also
covers planetary movements, predicted eclipses and meteor showers for 2023. There is a wealth of knowledge in this small book for all astronomers, whether novice, amateur or professional.

Included is a very useful glossary, advice on basic observing skills, and interesting information on Astronomy on the Internet. Also included is an overview of the most useful online resources available to the astronomy enthusiast and a list of indigenous astronomy words.
Published by Struik Nature/Penguin Random House and the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA). ISBN 978 1 77584 7243 R150