Astronomy for Beginners

All you need to know to get started in astronomy

Astronomy for Beginners brings you everything you need to know to view the wonders of the night sky. From the basics such as setting up a telescope, reading star charts and using binoculars, through to star hopping, keeping logbooks and joining a club, these guides will help you learn all the essential techniques. Whether you want to view Andromeda, the Galilean moons, meteor showers or craters on the moon, we'll tell you where to look and what to look for. Featuring: Getting started - Choose the right telescope and get all the equipment you need Astronomy basics - Top tips for your first night and learn how to star hop Essential viewing - Guides to help you find the most incredible night sky sights The next step - Join a club, report a discovery, keep a logbook and more