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Philip's 2019 Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain & Ireland

By Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest
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Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest
"IF YOU BUY JUST ONE GUIDE... YOU WON'T DO BETTER THAN THIS" BBC Sky at Night Magazine · 12 month-by-month Night Sky Maps for year-round stargazing · Monthly Calendar of moon phases and special events in 2019 · Planet Watch: the best viewing days for planets in 2019 · Dark Sky Map of the UK - find the darkest skies · Optical Equipment Guide - Which Telescope? · The major astronomical events of 2019· Month-by-month top 20 Sky Sights 2019 Plus: · Expert advice on what to see each month from Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest, Philip's internationally renowned authors. · The Solar System 2019 explains the movement of the planets, with particular attention paid to their positions in 2019. Solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers and comets are also described. · Expert Robin Scagell's Equipment Review looks at the pros and cons of Stargazing with reflector or refractor telescopes. · And all superbly illustrated with photographs taken by the best amateur photographers illustrating the night skies. Book Description Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2019 is the guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2019 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies. Essential reading for astronomers at all levels - and the perfect gift for every stargazer. About the Authors Philip's Stargazing Month by Month 2019 is written by two of the UK's best-known and respected astronomers. Professor Heather Couper CBE, FRAS, is an internationally acclaimed astronomer, writer and presenter/producer of TV and radio programmes. Professor Nigel Henbest researched in radio astronomy at Cambridge University, with the Astronomer Royal, and has been a Consultant to both New Scientist magazine and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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  • Philip's Essential Road Atlas Britain and Ireland

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  • Philip's 2019 Motorist's Road Atlas Britain and Ireland A3

    PHILIP'S - THE FASTEST GROWING BRAND OF UK ROAD ATLASES No. 1 in the UK for clear maps 'Good balance between detail and clarity with excellent town maps' What Car? Main scale of maps: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000Great for planning and driving long journeys or short hops Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists Completely updated and revised for 2019 - Practical 'more to view per page' A3 format - 96 pages of fully updated road maps - 64 fully indexed town and city plans - 16 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads- 6 page extra-large-scale route-planning section - 2-page road map of Ireland Philip's 2019 Motorist's Road Atlas Britain and Ireland is the large-format paperback atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database. The maps are super-clear. They have been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey. Philip's 2019 Motorist's Road Atlas Britain and Ireland contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles. The atlas also includes 6 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 16 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed town and city plans.
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  • Philip's 2019 Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland - Spiral

    PHILIP'S - THE FASTEST GROWING BRAND OF UK ROAD ATLASES No. 1 in the UK for clear maps 'Good balance between detail and clarity with excellent town maps' What Car? Main scale of maps: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000Practical 'more to view per page' A3 format Great for planning and driving long journeys or short hops Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists Completely updated and revised for 2019 - 96 pages of fully updated road maps - Plan your route in advance - 6-page extra-large-scale route-planning section - 64 fully indexed town and city plans - 16 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads- 6-page extra-large-scale route-planning section - 2-page road map of Ireland Philip's 2019 Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland is the large-format, spiral-bound atlas featuring fully updated maps from Philip's digital database. The maps are super-clear. They have been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey. Philip's 2019 Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles. The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, route-planning maps, a distance table, 12 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.
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  • Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland - De luxe hardback

    PHILIP'S - THE FASTEST GROWING BRAND OF UK ROAD ATLASES No. 1 in the UK for clear maps 'Good balance between detail and clarity with excellent town maps' What Car? Mapping at a scale of 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000Perfect as a gift - the Philip's deluxe hardback atlas Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists Completely updated and revised for 2019 - Special feature: The perils of Britain's country roads - or why I use a dash cam - 160 pages of fully updated super-clear road maps - 10 pages of detailed route-planning maps - plan your route in advance - 88 indexed town-centre maps - 14 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads - 2 page road map of Ireland The luxury leather-look hardback binding of Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas of Britain and Ireland makes it the perfect gift for every special occasion. The maps are super-clear. They have been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey. Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide. The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 10 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and an expanded section of 88 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.
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  • Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland - Spiral

    PHILIP'S - THE FASTEST GROWING BRAND OF UK ROAD ATLASES No. 1 in the UK for clear maps 'Good balance between detail and clarity with excellent town maps' What Car?Mapping at a scale of 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists Completely updated and revised for 2019 - Special feature: The perils of Britain's country roads - or why I use a dash cam. - 160 pages of fully updated super-clear road maps - 10 pages of detailed route-planning maps - plan your route in advance - 88 indexed town-centre maps - 14 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads - 2 page road map of Ireland Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland is the top-of-the-range, spiral-bound atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database. The maps are super-clear. They have been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey. Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide. The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 10 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and an expanded section of 88 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.
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    Philip's Navigator Road Atlas France

    FRANCE'S MOST DETAILED ROAD MAPPING Now the UK's top road atlas brand brings you France Everything you'll need for driving in France Completely updated, comprehensive, and revised for 2018 - 520 pages of specialist super-clear road maps - Practical A4+ format with spiral binding - 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000 - 18 pages of route planning maps covering all of Europe - Essential Autoroute mapping - 20 pages which show all the facilities available at all motorway service areas - 41 indexed town-centre scale maps, with approach and city-centre directions - Use QR codes to download additional town maps and tourist information - Mapping by French experts Michelin - including recommended scenic routes and back roads for touring France - 72-page index with a map of the departments
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    Philip's Scotland Road Map

    'THE CLEAREST AND MOST DETAILED MAPS OF EUROPE' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist The map for navigating round Scotland: - Main scale super-clear 1: 330,000 (5.25 miles to 1 inch)- Fully updated- Scenic routes highlighted- Maps on both sides - more for your money - City plans Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow - The important information for motoring: motorways (toll, pre-pay and free), mountain passes, railways, road numbers, distances between towns, - Full index of place names- Major city location maps- All the places of interest for your trip: from castles, historic houses, beaches and national parks to theme parks, places of worship and ancient monumentsIn fact, everything you need for motoring in Scotland
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    Philip's Italy Road Map

    'THE CLEAREST AND MOST DETAILED MAPS OF EUROPE' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist The map for navigating in Italy: - Main scale super-clear 1:1,00,000 (16 miles to 1 inch)- Fully updated- Scenic routes highlighted- Maps on both sides - more for your money - City plans: Milan, Naples, Rome and Turin - The important information for motoring: motorways (toll, pre-pay and free), mountain passes, railways, road numbers (European and local), distances between towns, - Full index of place names- Major city location maps- All the places of interest for your trip: from castles, historic houses, beaches and national parks to theme parks, places of worship and ancient monuments- includes Sicily and SardiniaIn fact, everything you need for your trip to Italy
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    Philip's Spain and Portugal Road Map

    'THE CLEAREST AND MOST DETAILED MAPS OF EUROPE' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist The map for navigating in Spain and Portugal:- Main scale super-clear 1:1,00,000 (16 miles to 1 inch)- Fully updated- Scenic routes highlighted- Maps on both sides - more for your money - City plans: Alicante, Barcelona, Lisbon, Madrid and Seville - The important information for motoring: motorways (toll, pre-pay and free), mountain passes, railways, road numbers (European and local), distances between towns, - Full index of place names- Major city location maps- All the places of interest for your trip: from castles, historic houses, beaches and national parks to theme parks, places of worship and ancient monuments- includes Majorca, Minorca and IbizaIn fact, everything you need for your trip to Spain and Portugal
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    Philip's Road Map France and Belgium

    'THE CLEAREST AND MOST DETAILED MAPS OF EUROPE' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist The map for navigating in France and Belgium: - Main scale super-clear 1:1,00,000 (16 miles to 1 inch)- Fully updated- Scenic routes highlighted- Maps on both sides - more for your money - City plans: Bordeaux, Boulogne, Brussels, Calais, Lyons, Marseilles and Paris - The important information for motoring: motorways (toll, pre-pay and free), mountain passes, railways, road numbers (European and local), distances between towns, - Fully indexof place names- Major city location maps- All the places of interest for your trip: from castles, historic houses, beaches and national parks to theme parks, places of worship and ancient monuments- includes CorsicaIn fact, everything you need for your trip to France and Belgium
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    Philip's Britain and Ireland Road Map

    'THE BEST OF ITS KIND, WITH QUICK EASY-TO-USE INFORMATION' Fleet Week The map for navigating in Britain and Ireland: - Main scale super-clear 1: 830,000 (13 miles to 1 inch)- Fully updated- Scenic routes highlighted- Maps on both sides - more for your money - City plans: London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Dublin and Belfast - The important information for motoring: motorways (toll, pre-pay and free), mountain passes, railways, road numbers, distances between towns - Full index of place names- Major city location maps- All the places of interest for your trip: from castles, historic houses, beaches and national parks to theme parks, places of worship and ancient monumentsIn fact, everything you need for your trip to driving in Britain and Ireland

    Philip's Europe Road Map

    'THE CLEAREST AND MOST DETAILED MAPS OF EUROPE' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist The map for planning your European Road Trip: - Main scale super-clear 1: 3,500,000 (55 miles to 1 inch)- Fully updated- Scenic routes highlighted- Summer and Winter weather maps- Maps on both sides - more for your money - City to City Distance Table - The important information for motoring: motorways (toll, pre-pay and free), mountain passes, railways, road numbers (European and local), distances between towns - Full index of place names- Major city location maps- All the places of interest for your trip: from castles, historic houses, beaches and national parks to theme parks, places of worship and ancient monumentsIn fact, everything you need for driving in Europe - every country covered
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  • Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas Europe

    PHILIP'S: THE BEST-SELLING EUROPE ATLAS RANGE IN THE UK Philip's: the UK's best-selling Europe Atlas range The 300 greatest sights of Europe, plus Europe country-by-country special features 'The clearest and most detailed maps of Europe' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist Special feature for 2019 'Driving Abroad - a cautionary tale' with dashcam examples Philip's 2019 Complete Road Atlas Europe has: - Special Travel Feature: The top 300 places to visit in Europe - Maps every country in Europe and Western Europe - Main scale super-clear 1:750,000 (12 miles to 1 inch) - Three supplementary scales from 1:250,000 to 1:3M - helps navigation in denser areas - Practical A4 format - easy to use in the car - 50 town and city plans - 31 urban area maps - Scenic routes highlighted - 22-page route planning map section with 1,200 miles to a page - Driving regulations country-by-country on European roads and local roads - Ski resorts feature - Distance chart - Fully indexed In fact, everything you need for your trip to Europe.
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  • Philip's 2019 Multiscale Road Atlas Europe

    PHILIP'S: THE BEST-SELLING EUROPE ROAD ATLAS RANGE IN THE UK 'The clearest and most detailed maps of Europe' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist 'The best of its kind with quick, easy-to-use information' Fleet Week Multiscale mapping - more details where you need it Special feature for 2019 'Driving Abroad - a cautionary tale' with dashcam examples Philip's Multiscale Road Atlas of Europe 2019 has: - Every country in Europe and Western Europe - Practical A4 format and spiral-binding - easy to use in the car - Main scale super-clear 1:750,000 (12 miles to 1 inch) - 22-page route planning map section with 1,200 miles to a page - Three supplementary scales from 1:200,000 to 1:3M - helps navigation in denser areas - 50 town and city plans - 31 urban area maps - Scenic routes highlighted - Driving regulations country-by-country - Ski resorts feature - Distance chart - Fully indexed In fact, everything you need for your trip to Europe.
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    Philip's 2019 Big Road Atlas Europe

    PHILIP'S: THE BEST-SELLING EUROPE ATLAS RANGE IN THE UK 'The clearest and most detailed maps of Europe' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist 'The best of its kind with quick, easy-to-use information' Fleet Week Multiscale mapping - more detail where you need it Special feature for 2019 'Driving Abroad - a cautionary tale' with dashcam examples Philip's 2019 Big Road Atlas of Europe has: - Every country in Europe and Western Europe - Practical A3 format and spiral binding - more mapping to the page - Main scale super-clear 1:750,000 (12 miles to 1 inch) - 16-page route planning map section with 1,200 miles to a page - Three supplementary scales from 1:200,000 to 1:3M - helps navigation in denser areas - 50 town and city plans - 31 urban area maps - Scenic routes highlighted - Driving regulations country-by-country on European roads and local roads - Ski resorts feature - Distance chart - Fully indexed In fact, everything you need for your trip to Europe.
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  • Philip's 2019 Essential Navigator Britain Flexi

    PHILIP'S NAVIGATOR ROAD ATLASES - THE UK'S BEST-SELLING ROAD ATLASES.'A map that beats all others' The Daily Telegraph'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine'No.1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research surveyThe No.1 Choice of Road Atlas for the serious motorist.Special feature: Truckstop breakfasts - gruesome or gourmet?- Scale: 1.5 miles to 1 inch = 1:100,000 (Northern Scotland: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000) - Britain's best road mapping in a practical spiral format.- No other road atlas of Britain offers this level of detail and clarity - Super-detailed 6-page route-planning section.- Every street in Britain marked on the maps.- Over 3000 roads named.- 100 indexed town-centre maps plus approaches maps to 12 major urban areas.- Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown.- Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets.- 416 pagesAvailable in a durable flexi-bound edition, Philip's Navigator Britain is widely used by professional drivers and the emergency services, including national police training, and is recommended in the motoring press and national newspapers.
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  • Philip's 2019 Navigator Trucker's Britain

    THE UK'S BEST-SELLING ROAD ATLAS.'A map that beats all others' The Daily Telegraph'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine'No.1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research surveyThe No.1 Choice of Road Atlas for the serious motorist.Special feature: Truckstop breakfasts - gruesome or gourmet?- Scale: 1.5 miles to 1 inch = 1:100,000 (Northern Scotland: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000) - Britain's best road mapping in a practical spiral format.- No other road atlas of Britain offers this level of detail and clarity - Super-detailed 6-page route-planning section.- Over 6,000 bridge heights, nearly 1,500 weight-restricted bridges and over 250 width-restricted bridges.- Every street in Britain marked on the maps.- Over 3000 roads named.- 100 indexed town-centre maps plus approaches maps to 12 major urban areas.- Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown.- Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets.- 416 pagesPhilip's Navigator atlases are widely used by professional drivers and the emergency services, including national police training, and is recommended in the motoring press and national newspapers.
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  • Philip's Street Atlas Nottinghamshire

    THE ONLY COUNTY STREET ATLAS WITH ALL THE NAMED STREETS OF NOTTINGHAMSHIREThe UK's best-selling county street atlasesMore than 24,000 named streets, roads, lanes and alleysThe essential map book for residents and visitors - and if you're moving to NottinghamshireIncludes all the streets in BEESTON, MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAM, SUTTON IN ASHFIELD, WEST BRIDGFORD, WORKSOP, Balderton, Bawtry, Bingham, Blidworth, Bottesford, Calverton, Clifton, Cotgrave, East Leake, Eastwood, Edwinstowe, Gainsborough, Harworth, Hucknall, Kegworth, Keyworth, Kimberley, Kirkby in Ashfield, Long Eaton, Mansfield Woodhouse, Market Warsop, Newark-on-Trent, Ollerton, Pinxton, Radcliffe on Trent, Rainworth, Ravenshead, Retford, Ruddington, Saxilby, Shirebrook, Southwell, Stapleford, Tickwell. - New edition in practical spiral-bound format- Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest, even ones off the beaten path- 4-page practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads- Super-clear mapping- Easy-to-use index- Scales: 1¾ inches to 1 mile (1:36,000) and 3½ inches to 1 mile (1:18,000). Major towns: 7 inches to 1 mile (1:9,000).Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest.
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  • Philip's Street Atlas Suffolk

    THE ONLY COUNTY STREET ATLAS WITH ALL THE NAMED STREETS OF SUFFOLKThe UK's best-selling county street atlasesMore than 24,000 named streets, roads, lanes and alleysThe essential map book for residents and visitors - and if you're moving to SuffolkIncludes all the streets in BURY ST EDMUNDS, FELIXSTOWE, HAVERHILL, IPSWICH, LOWESTOFT, NEWMARKET, SUDBURY, Aldeburgh, Beccles, Brandon, Bungay, Burwell, Capel St Mary, Diss, East Bergholt, Eye, Framlingham, Great Barton, Hadleigh, Halesworth, Harleston, Harwich, Hopton on Sea, Isleham, Lakenheath, Lavenham, Leiston, Long Melford, Manningtree, Mildenhall, Needham Market, Orford, Saxmundham, Shotley Gate, Soham, Southwold, Steeple Bumpstead, Stowmarket, Thetford, Wickham Market, Woodbridge.- New edition in practical spiral-bound format- Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest, even ones off the beaten path- 4-page practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads- Super-clear mapping- Easy-to-use index- Scales: 1¾ inches to 1 mile (1:36,000) and 3½ inches to 1 mile (1:18,000). Major towns: 7 inches to 1 mile (1:9,000).Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest.
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