Quasar Publishing has been producing yearbooks since 1990. Astronomy 2020, the 30th edition continues with the high standard established over the years. The authors have many years experience in observational astronomy, astronomical publications, public education and the amateur astronomical community. In 2009 the Astronomical Society of NSW awarded the authors the McNiven Medal for excellence in astronomy.
Step outside and look up at the night sky. We are fortunate to live in Australia, where the stars of the Southern Hemisphere are spectacular. Does it leave you with a sense of wonder, wanting to know more about the heavens above? Then this book is for you.
Whatever your level of interest this publication has much to offer,. Even if you are a beginner just starting your astronomical voyage, using nothing but your eyes, let this be your guide:
Which Planet is that moving against the stars?
When will the Moon rise or set?
Which Constellation is that?
What is that bright star?
Include Nov and Dec 2019 monthly sections.
Review: From its humble beginnings in 1990 to the splendid edition you hold today, this yearbook has always been the outstanding guide to the night sky. It the perfect reference for newcomers and seasoned observers alike. Prof Fred Watson AM – Astronomer at Large