Many of us gaze up into space and marvel at the Milky Way, but do you know what you’re really looking at?
The Art of Stargazing is the ultimate insider’s guide to the night sky in which award-winning space scientist and The Sky at Night presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock shares her expertise and unique insights into the marvellous world of stars. Take a tour of the 88 constellations and explore the science, history, culture and romanticism behind these celestial bodies.
In this must-have handbook for budding stargazers – and anyone looking for a little more wonder in their lives – Maggie will help you to identify stars and teach you the basics of naked-eye observation, offering fascinating facts plus advice on kit, ‘dark sky’ locations and much more. Also included are an easy-to-read sky map and beautiful illustrations to accompany each constellation. With Maggie by your side, the night sky will truly come alive.