The sky maps are very nice indeed, providing seven two-page spreads that show each section of the sky as a diagram of star locations and as a photograph of the same area. This is very helpful to the beginner... A very nice introduction to astronomy for beginners. (Kathleen Weessies E-Streams
Boasts a wealth of information... excellent array of photographs that facilitate the learning process and bring the book to life. (Beth Lizardo Kliatt
Combines clear, accurate star maps with reliable and informative text. Sturdy binding makes it suitable for outdoor use. (Astronomical Society of the Pacific - Books of Not
An ideal portable reference for backyard astronomers. This atlas combines clear, accurate star maps with reliable and informative text. (The Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin
A concise introduction to the night sky suitable for the beginning stargazer... The text is clear and easy to read... For beginning observers. Summing Up: Recommended. (M.K. Hemenway Choice
About the Author
Robin Scagell is author of Stargazing with a Telescope and five other astronomy titles.