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Stargazers Almanac 2017

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Perfect for star gazers of all ages, the Stargazers Almanac 2017 will help to locate constellations and major stars without the use of a telescope. This monthly guide to the night sky features colourful and highly accurate charts in a large format which allow you to locate the Milky Way, track the planets, discover Orion's dogs, the heavenly Giraffe and Draco the dragon, recognise the signs of the zodiac and watch meteor showers and other exciting planetary phenomenon. Each monthly chart includes two views of the night sky looking both North and South as well as a visual guide to the movements of the planets and the phases of the moon.

Features include:

  • Overhead reference map of the sky
  • Guide to the signs of the zodiac and how they relate to the stars
  • Reference plan of the constellations
  • Glossary of constellations and Latin names
  • Advice on how to navigate the night sky
  • Glossary of brightness of stars

The almanac is endorsed by the British Astronomical Associationís Campaign for Dark Skies which aims to make people aware of the effects of light pollution in Britain, with the stars being drowned in an orange sodium glow. Includes a reinforced eyelet for easy wall hanging; presented in a cardboard gift envelope

Dimensions: 42cm x 30cm (folded)

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Spirit of Nature product code: 343161

Shipping Weight: 500g

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