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Book Overview - Sky Guide Southern Africa – 2024: An astronomical handbook by Struik Nature and Astronomical Society of Southern Africa

Sky Guide Southern Africa – 2024: An astronomical handbook, Struik Nature and Astronomical Society of Southern Africa, Penguin Random House, ISBN: 9781775848677

PUBLISHED annually, Sky Guide Southern Africa is a practical resource for all stargazers, whether novice, amateur or professional.

It highlights the cosmic events for each month of the upcoming year, including planetary movements, predicted eclipses and meteor showers.

Keep track of all the cosmic events throughout 2023. PHOTO: Submitted by publisher

Star charts plot the evening sky for each season, facilitating the identification of stars and constellations.

The guide contains a wealth of information about the sun, moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars, with photos, diagrams, charts and images.

The book is chock full of information on all the celestial bodies. PHOTO: Submitted by publisher

Also featured is an excellent overview of the most useful online resources available to the astronomy enthusiast.

These include: https://assa.saao.ac.za –Astronomical Society of Southern Africa https://www.facebook.com/Astrosocsa
– ASSA on Facebook and @AstroSocSA on Twitter/ X

The most trusted guide to the southern skies.

Feast your eyes on pictures of the universe that almost seems out of this world. PHOTO: Submitted by publisher

This annual publication is an invaluable guide for anyone with an interest in the night skies of southern Africa, from beginner through to professional.

Now in its 79th year of publication, the book is prepared by a team of specialist contributors.

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