Stargazers' Almanac 2020 A Monthly Guide to the Stars and Planets by Bob Mizon
“A very good, very useful Almanac.” —Sir Patrick Moore, amateur astronomer, writer, researcher, radio and television personality
Stargazers’ Almanac 2020 is a beautiful monthly guide to the night skies. It is designed specifically for naked-eye astronomy—no telescope needed!—making it ideal for beginners, children, and backyard astronomers. It is a perennially popular Christmas gift—one that lasts throughout the year.
Each monthly chart features two views of the night sky, one looking north and one looking south, as well as a visual guide to the Moon phases and planetary movements. The almanac also features:
Advice on how to navigate the night sky
Overhead reference map of the sky
Reference plan of constellations
Glossary of constellations and Latin names
Glossary of the brightness of different 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 sturdy cardboard gift envelope
Stargazers’ Almanac 2020 is suitable for astronomy enthusiasts throughout the temperate (non-tropical) latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere.