Nightwatch, Fourth Edition is a most user friendly book that covers everything. The beginner is led from the basic understanding of stars and planets to reading star charts. The intermediate astronomer is also catered to with a wealth of sky maps. Each new step is followed with diagrams, that proves visual aiding in quick comprehension. Nightwatch makes learning astronomy fun and educational for all ages.
Table of Contents
1. Discovering the Cosmos 2. The Universe in Eleven Steps 3. Backyard Astronomy 4. Stars for All Seasons 5. Stargazing Equipment 6. Probing the Depths 7. The Planets 8. Moon and Sun 9. Solar and Lunar Eclipses 10. Comets, Meteors, and Auroras 11. Photographing the Night Sky 12. Resources