Night Skies of Southern Africa, first published in 1987, has long been a standard reference in the region. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate the latest findings and advances in the science of astronomy.
Features of the book are its clear text written for the non-specialist, new photographs, diagrams and charts, star maps enabling identification of more than 5,000 stars, and the latest information about the planets, Milky Way, nebulae, galaxies, star clusters, etc. Freshly designed, with many new full-color images and charts, it still offers the same standards of reliability and usability. This new edition is set to enjoy the acclaim and popularity of the earlier book, and will be welcomed by astronomy enthusiasts.