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Author Lomb, Nick

Title 2012 Australasian sky guide / Nick Lomb
Published Canberra, A.C.T. : Powerhouse Pub., 2011


Description 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Australasian sky guide, 1039-3048
Contents How to use this book; Highlights for 2012; A Transit and an eclipse; Coming Events; The Solar System; The Moon; Time; Dreamtime Astronomy; Stars and Constellations; The Southern Cross; Monthly Stars and Planets; December 2011; January 2012; February 2012; March 2012; April 2012; May 2012; June 2012; July 2012; August 2012; September 2012; October 2012; November 2012; December 2012; Further Information; Amateur Astronomical Societies; Observatories and Planetariums
Summary Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with monthly star maps, diagrams and details of all the year's exciting celestial events. Wherever you are in Australia or New Zealand, easy calculations allow you to determine when the Sun, Moon and planets will rise and set throughout the year. Also included is information on the latest astronomical findings from space probes and telescopes around the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 110)
Subject Astronomy -- Australasia -- Observers' manuals
Stars -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
astronomical charts.
SCIENCE -- Astronomy.
Genre/Form Charts, diagrams, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781863171427