2024 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

Paperback

The ideal gift for all amateur and seasoned astronomers.

A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2024.

Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa.

Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion.

Content includes:

  • Advice on where to start looking
  • Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see
  • Special, detailed charts for positions of planets, minor planets and comets in 2024
  • Seasonal charts
  • Details of dark sky sites
  • Details of objects and events you might see in 2024
  • Diagrams of notable events visible from Australia, and some for New Zealand and South Africa

Also available: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland and
A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above North America.

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-0-00-861961-9

Publication Date

31-08-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

112 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Product Description

The ideal gift for all amateur and seasoned astronomers.

A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2024.

Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa.

Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion.

Content includes:

  • Advice on where to start looking
  • Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see
  • Special, detailed charts for positions of planets, minor planets and comets in 2024
  • Seasonal charts
  • Details of dark sky sites
  • Details of objects and events you might see in 2024
  • Diagrams of notable events visible from Australia, and some for New Zealand and South Africa

Also available: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland and
A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above North America.

Author

Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion and Collins Astronomy

Storm Dunlop is an experienced Astronomy and meteorology author and translator. Books include Gem Weather (Collins, 2012), Meteorology Manual (Haynes, 2014), Practical Astronomy (Philip’s, 2012) and is the lead author for the bestselling annual Guide to the Night Sky (Collins). Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Royal Meteorological Society and a member of the International Astronomical Union.