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Books by Royal Observatory, Greenwich

  • Collins Stargazing

    Royal Observatory, Greenwich

    Product Code: AVGFX
    Paperback
    Astronomers from Royal Observatory Greenwich provide an introduction to the world of telescopes, planets, stars, dark skies and celestial maps. This is the perfect beginner's guide to Astronomy for use in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere and an ideal companion to the popular yearly month-by-month guide. * How to plan your stargazing * What you can see with your eyes * How to choose binoculars and telescopes and what you can see using them * Help to explore in the Solar System and the Galaxy * Seasonal star charts, constellation charts and specific objects to look for All you need to know to get started in Stargazing and discover the universe.
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  • Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 6

    Royal Observatory, Greenwich

    Product Code: BKNUE
    Hardback
    All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2017 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. The images are submitted in one of the following categories:* Earth and Space* Our Solar System* Deep Space* Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year And can also be entered for one of the special prizes:* Best Newcomer* People and Space* Robotic Scope Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details. ExhibitionEvery year the Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts a free exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing some incredible images of the sky. www.rmg.co.uk/astrophoto
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  • Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 5

    Royal Observatory, Greenwich

    Product Code: AVXGU
    Hardback
    All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Foreword by German fine-art photographer, Wolfgang Tillmans. The images are submitted in one of the following categories: * Earth and Space * Our Solar System * Deep Space * Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year And can also be entered for one of the special prizes: * Best Newcomer * People and Space * Robotic Scope Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details. Exhibition Every year the Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts a free exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing some incredible images of the sky. www.rmg.co.uk/astrophoto
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  • Astronomy Photographer of the Year

    Royal Observatory, Greenwich

    Product Code: AQGOZ
    Hardback
    All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2015 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is organized by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. The images are submitted in one of the following categories: * Earth and Space * Our Solar System * Deep Space * Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year And can also be entered for one of the special prizes: * Best Newcomer * People and Space * Robotic Scope Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details. Exhibition Every year the Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts a free exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing some incredible images of the sky. www.rmg.co.uk/astrophoto
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  • Astronomy Photographer of the Year

    Royal Observatory, Greenwich

    Product Code: ALANB
    Hardback
    All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is organized by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. The images are submitted in one of the following categories: * Earth and Space * Our Solar System * Deep Space * Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year And can also be entered for one of the special prizes: * Best Newcomer * People and Space * Robotic Scope Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details. Exhibition Every year the Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts a free exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing some incredible images of the sky. www.rmg.co.uk/astrophoto
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  • Planisphere

    Royal Observatory, Greenwich

    Product Code: AIGQX
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    A star finder that allows visible stars to be identified for any date and time for locations in the Northern Hemisphere. Compiled by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Easy-to-use practical tool to help any astronomers identify the constellations and stars every day of the year. Just dial in the date and time by rotating the inner plastic disk showing the time until it lines up with the relevant day of the year on the outer ring. The part of the sky appearing on the planisphere shows the arrangement of the stars above you. This star chart is suitable for use anywhere in Britain and Ireland, Northern Europe, Canada and Northern USA. Best viewed as near to latitude 50 degrees north as possible. The moveable disk also comes in a plastic wallet which contains further information about stargazing.
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