The Sky at Night: The Art of Stargazing

The Sky at Night: The Art of Stargazing

My Essential Guide to Navigating the Night Sky


Look up...

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 beautiful illustrations to accompany each constellation and an easy-to-read sky map. With Maggie by your side, the night sky will truly come alive.

About the author

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock has had a passion for space and astronomy since she was a small child. This has driven her to obtain a degree in Physics and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. She has spent most of her career making novel, and bespoke instrumentation for the space industry. Maggie founded Science Innovation Ltd in 2004 and through this, she shares her love of the subject with others through lecture, television programmes and now books.
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