This 4th edition of the popular and everlasting Peterson Field Guide, Stars and Planets by Jay M. Pasachoff, features more color, photographs, and a cleaner, brighter look. Designed to work in the field, Stars and Planets, is written by an author with expertise in the subject and includes time sensitive material valid through 2024. 577 Pages.
Twenty-four Monthly Sky Maps, revised and in color, show exactly what you’ll see when facing north or south in the night sky. Fifty-two Atlas Charts, by Wil Tirion, also revised and in color, cover the entire sky, including close-ups of areas of special interest such as the Pleiades and the Orion Nebula. Eight pages of information and photos of the August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse, whose path crossed the continental United States, is joined with other aspects of current and future solar eclipses through the total solar eclipse of April 8, 2024, that will again cross the United States