A guide to seeing the stars, Moon and planets with the naked eye, with a month by month guide for 1999. Twelve monthly charts show the night sky objects above the horizon late in the evening, with notes describing the visibility of the planets and the phases of the Moon. Includes a summary of recent and forthcoming developments in space.
Compiled and edited by "The Times" astronomy correspondent, Michael Hendrie, this is a concise guide to seeing the stars, moon and planets with the naked eye. It presents a month-by-month guide to the night sky in the year 2002. Twelve monthly charts show the night sky objects above the horizon late in the evening, whilst notes opposite each chart describe the visibility of the planets and the phases of the Moon. The guide for 2002 includes new information on sunset, sunrise and nautical twilight times, in addition to a table highlighting the principal meteor showers during the year, and notes on other important events in the astronomical calendar.
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Michael Hendrie is Astronomy Correspondent of The Times.
The "Times" Night Sky: 2002 by Michael Hendrie
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