The Total Skywatcher's Manual - 2nd Edition

The Total Skywatcher’s Manual - 2nd edition has a new look and a new price! This family-friendly guide was created for astronomy enthusiasts of all ages & backgrounds. Written by ASP staff (Linda Shore, David Prosper, and Vivian White), this quintessential guide will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for extraterrestrial phenomena, plan star parties, capture beautiful space imagery and much more.

For stargazers, comet-spotters and planet-seekers looking to enhance your deep sky knowledge and observations—this is your quintessential guide or the perfect gift!

With fully illustrated star charts, gorgeous astrophotography and step-by-step project instruction, this family friendly book is the only guide you’ll ever need to navigate the night sky. Learn about the phases of the moon, how to conduct your own deep-sky observations, how the universe is expanding, our search for life on other planets, meteors vs. meteorites, sunspots and solar flares, best eclipse-viewing techniques—everything you need to know to appreciate the wonder of our universe. 


Sample page spreads:

page showing telescope eyepieces