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An indispensable guide for amateur and professional astronomers, teachers, students, as well as interested general readers, the 2017 Observer’s Handbook is one of the oldest scientific publications in North America and has been published since 1907. The 352-page guide is published annually by The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and includes information provided by more than 60 contributors covering:
The 2017 Observer’s Handbook contains information useful for well beyond the current year and would be a much appreciated resource for any active observer.
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Editor: James S. Edgar
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Page Count: 352
Sections dealing with astronomical events that occur during the current year. Information includes:
A 24-page section, “The Sky Month By Month,” gives an extensive listing of events for each month of the year.
Sections dealing with astronomical data and other information that does not vary much from year to year (although revisions are made annually to ensure that the information is the best available). Information includes: