2024 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above North America

Paperback

The ideal gift for all amateur and seasoned astronomers.

This is the ideal resource for beginners and experienced stargazers in the United States and Canada, and has been updated to include new and practical information covering events occurring in North America's night sky throughout 2024.

This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon.
Designed specifically for North America.

Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Content includes:

  • Advice on where to start looking.
  • Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see.
  • Positions of the moon and visible planets.
  • Details of objects and events in 2024.
  • Now in three editions: Britain and Ireland; North America; Southern Hemisphere.

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-0-00-861962-6

Publication Date

31-08-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

112 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Product Description

The ideal gift for all amateur and seasoned astronomers.

This is the ideal resource for beginners and experienced stargazers in the United States and Canada, and has been updated to include new and practical information covering events occurring in North America's night sky throughout 2024.

This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon.
Designed specifically for North America.

Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Content includes:

  • Advice on where to start looking.
  • Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see.
  • Positions of the moon and visible planets.
  • Details of objects and events in 2024.
  • Now in three editions: Britain and Ireland; North America; Southern Hemisphere.

Author

Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion, Royal Observatory Greenwich 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.