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This is the perfect beginner’s guide to astronomy for use in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. It discusses how to plan your stargazing and what you can see with your eyes, as well as how to choose binoculars and telescopes and what you can see using them. The book also offers seasonal star charts and constellation charts and gives readers specific objects to look for in the sky. This guide from Royal Observatory Greenwich provides all you need to know to get started in stargazing and discover the universe.


The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. Radmila Topalovic is Astronomy programs officer at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. She holds a PhD in space dust. Tom Kerss is Lead Astronomy Education Officer at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.