cover image of 2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere

2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere

A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

by Storm Dunlop Author · Wil Tirion Author


Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today
NEW, REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2020. Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion. Content includes:
  • Advice on where to start looking
  • Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see
  • NEW Special, detailed charts for positions of planets, minor planets and comets in 2020
  • NEW Seasonal charts
  • NEW Details of dark sky sites
  • Details of objects and events you might see in 2020
  • Diagrams of notable events visible from Australia, and some for New Zealand and South Africa
  • Publication Details

    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication Date:


    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 22.6 MB

    Storm Dunlop (Author)

    Experienced Astronomy and meteorology author and translator. Books include Gem Weather (Collins, 2012), Meteorology Manual (Haynes, 2014), Practical Astronomy (Philip's, 2012) and is the lead author for the bestselling annual Guide to the Night Sk...

    More about Storm Dunlop

    Wil Tirion (Author)

    Wil Tirion was trained in graphic arts and has always had an interest in astronomy and especially star charts. In 1983 he became a self-employed full time Uranographer. Since then he has contributed too many atlases, books and magazines. In 1987 h...

    More about Wil Tirion
    2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere
    Copy and paste the code into your website.
    New here? Learn how to read digital books for free