Stargazers Almanac 2020

Product code: 440918

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Product Description

The Stargazers Almanac 2020 is perfect to help even beginner stargazers to locate constellations and major stars without the use of a telescope. This monthly guide to the night sky features colourful and highly accurate charts in a large format which allow you to track the planets, locate the Milky Way, discover the heavenly Giraffe, Orion's dogs and Draco the dragon, recognise the signs of the zodiac and watch meteor showers and other exciting planetary phenomenon; its ideal for beginners and children as well as stargazers of all ages. With each monthly chart you get two views of the night sky looking North and South as well as a visual guide to the phases of the moon and the movements of the planets.

Features include:

  • Advice on how to navigate the night sky
  • Overhead reference map of the sky
  • Reference plan of the constellations
  • Glossary of constellations and Latin names
  • Glossary of brightness of stars
  • Guide to the signs of the zodiac and how they relate to the stars
  • Loop and eyelet for easy wall hanging; presented in a cardboard gift envelope
  • The almanac is endorsed by the British Astronomical Associations Campaign for Dark Skies which aims to make people aware of the effects of light pollution in Britain, with the stars being drowned in an orange sodium glow.

    Dimensions:42cm x 30cm (folded)

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    About Floris Books

    Printed on FSC certified paper, Florin Books are an ethically-minded independent publisher based in Edinburgh – boasting a healthy catalogue of amazing books for adults and children. They cover everything from holistic health and biodynamics, to philosophy and mind body spirit.

    Floris are the biggest publishers of children’s literature in all of Scotland. They’re keeping the craft of children’s books alive, providing books for children of all ages. Floris publishes board and picture books for very young children, as well as story books, anthologies and activity books for older children.

    Through their years of publishing, Floris Books have made their name as one of the leading independent publishers in the Scotland; earning them the coveted Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year Award.

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