Latitude 50°N – for use in the UK and Ireland, Northern Europe and Canada
This easy-to-use practical tool helps any astronomers identify the constellations and stars for
every day of the year. Just dial in the date and time by rotating the inner plastic disk
showing the time until it lines up with the relevant day of the year on the outer ring. The
part of the sky appearing on the planisphere shows the arrangement of the stars above
This star chart is suitable for use anywhere in Britain and Ireland, Northern Europe,
Canada and Northern USA and is best viewed as near to latitude 50 degrees north as possible.
The moveable disk also comes in a plastic wallet which contains further information about
- Popular practical tool as used on BBC stargazing live.
- Tough plastic disks and wallet make it ideal for use outside and long-lasting.
- Published by Collins and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Buy in conjunction with the 2015 Guide to the Night Sky for the reduced price of £14.99.