Astronomy of the Milky Way: The Observer's Guide to the Northern Milky Way (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) (Pt.1)

This is the 1st of a two-volume set that take care of the whole Milky method. this primary quantity seems to be at what should be obvious predominantly from the Northern Skies. as well as the descriptive textual content, there are numerous superstar charts and maps, in addition to the newest updated photographs made via observatories worldwide and in area, in addition to pictures taken via beginner astronomers.

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