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The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) : A Comprehensive Guide to Night Sky Events
by Richard J. Bartlett


Overview - Designed for astronomers worldwide, the almanac provides details of thousands of astronomical events from 2015 through to 2019. Written by a former freelance writer for Astronomy magazine, the guide includes almost daily data and information on the Moon and planets, as well as Pluto, Ceres, Pallas, Juno and Vesta: * The phases of the Moon * Conjunctions between the Moon, planets and asteroids (including angular separations.) * Lunar and Solar eclipses * Annual summaries of when to observe the planets and asteroids * Annual summaries of notable planetary conjunctions * Peak dates for the major meteor showers (including corresponding lunar phases) * Dates of perihelion, aphelion, perigee and apogee of the planets and asteroids * Inferior and Superior conjunction dates for Mercury and Venus * Eastern and Western elongation dates for Mercury and Venus * Opposition and solar conjunction dates for the outer planets and asteroids * Apparent diameter changes for the planets * Magnitude changes for the planets and asteroids * Constellation changes for the Sun, planets and asteroids Whether you're an expert astronomer or a casual star gazer, the almanac is the essential guide for observers everywhere.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Designed for astronomers worldwide, the almanac provides details of thousands of astronomical events from 2015 through to 2019. Written by a former freelance writer for Astronomy magazine, the guide includes almost daily data and information on the Moon and planets, as well as Pluto, Ceres, Pallas, Juno and Vesta: * The phases of the Moon * Conjunctions between the Moon, planets and asteroids (including angular separations.) * Lunar and Solar eclipses * Annual summaries of when to observe the planets and asteroids * Annual summaries of notable planetary conjunctions * Peak dates for the major meteor showers (including corresponding lunar phases) * Dates of perihelion, aphelion, perigee and apogee of the planets and asteroids * Inferior and Superior conjunction dates for Mercury and Venus * Eastern and Western elongation dates for Mercury and Venus * Opposition and solar conjunction dates for the outer planets and asteroids * Apparent diameter changes for the planets * Magnitude changes for the planets and asteroids * Constellation changes for the Sun, planets and asteroids Whether you're an expert astronomer or a casual star gazer, the almanac is the essential guide for observers everywhere.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781502448781
  • ISBN-10: 1502448785
  • Publisher: Createspace
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 492
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.99 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.44 pounds


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