The Total Skywatcher’s Manual
We are pleased and proud to announce the recent release of the The Total Skywatcher’s Manual, a fully illustrated, family friendly guide for astronomy enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds.
Written by ASP staff (Linda Shore, David Prosper, and Vivian White), this quintessential guide will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for extraterrestrial phenomena, plan star parties, capture beautiful space imagery and much more.
Below are some sample pages from the book (click on images for larger versions).
Time the sunset with your fingers/Measure degrees of separation in the sky
Spot a llama in the Incan Milky Way/Learn how the aboriginals see the Milky Way
View the Moon with a scope
Pick a proper eyepiece