The Sky at Night
Answers to Questions from Across the Universe
The 55th anniversary compendium to the BBC's classic astronomy series, by Britain's best-loved astronomer
The Sky at Night [subtitle] celebrates the 55th anniversary of world’s longest-running series on astronomy. Collecting questions sent in by viewers for the show’s 700th episode, and answered by Sir Patrick Moore and a team of renowned experts and the world’s leading astronomers, including Brian Cox, Martin Rees and Brian May, this is the ultimate book for amateur astronomers, fans of the series and anyone interested in discovering more about the universe.
Packed with photos and illustrations, learn about observing, the solar system, cosmology, the Sky at Night programme, the bizarre and unexplained, space missions, manned space exploration, the Moon, alien life and exoplanets. From comets to quasars, Orion to eclipses and Mercury to meteors, The Sky at Night is the indispensable compendium for authoritative, accessible information about our universe’s furthest reaches.