2023 Night Sky Almanac: A Month-by-Month Guide to North America’s Skies from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Firefly. Sept. 2022. 120p. ISBN 9780228103738. pap. $14.95. REF
Amateur astronomer Mortillaro (ed., Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada), working with the RASC, compiles a compact month-by-month guide to celestial events and moon phases, with north- and south-facing sky charts for viewers in the Northern Hemisphere. Introductory chapters cover information on binoculars and telescopes and necessary vocabulary for new viewers (azimuth; celestial sphere), along with brief general information on planets and other viewable non-star objects, such as comets and galaxies.
VERDICT More than 60 illustrations and detailed monthly notes makes this a good choice for Northern Hemisphere public libraries.
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