Author(s): Steve Massey & Steve Quirk
Atlas of the Southern Night Sky will allow the reader and budding astronomer to discover the majestic wonder of the cosmos as seen from the southern hemisphere with maps, images and all necessary handy points needed to enjoy this fascinating and popular growing hobby. This new revised third edition is packed with useful information based on years of typical frequently asked questions including those on telescopes, setting up a mount, basic accessories and astro-photography. Included are detailed star charts for every constellation visible from the southern hemisphere, directing the reader to galaxies, nebulae and brilliant star clusters across the night sky. Detailed maps for navigating the features of the Moon, how to observe the planets and instructions for safely observing the Sun are also included. Atlas of the Southern Night Sky is a fascinating and educational book that provides stargazers with all they need to appreciate the wonders of the night sky.
Steve Massey is the author of several books on astronomy including The Night Sky, Exploring the Moon, How Does the Night Sky Work?, Space Stars and Planets, Video Astronomy; and Deep Sky Video Astronomy.
Steve Quirk is a renowned astro-photographer. Quirk is co-author of Deep Video Astronomy with Steve Massey.