- A grab-and-go book containing everything you need to observe a meteor shower
- Filled with rich, readable information for amateurs of any level
- Includes downloadable charts, sheets and data
This atlas contains everything you need to know about meteor showers and how to observe them. It begins with the science behind these celestial fireworks, then equips you with all the practical knowledge you’ll need to make the most of these wonderful astronomical events.
The book is rich with illustrations, graphs and resources to assist your hobby. In addition, it includes downloadable radiant charts, report sheets, radiant altitude data, plotting charts and more, to help you locate each shower, record its activity and plot individual meteors during your nights of observation.
Intended for amateurs of all levels and requiring no special equipment, this accessible Atlas of Meteor Showers will hone your skills and keep you engaged throughout the year, no matter where you are in the world.
The author Phil Bagnall has pursued amateur astronomy and, in particular, meteor astronomy for more than 50 years.