The Astronomy Calendar this year features the winning images from the “David Malin Awards 2019”, Australia’s premier photographic competition for amateur astronomers. The 12 images featured were the winners of the major categories, plus others that received honourable mentions.
The Astronomy Calendar 2020 provides a nightly guide to what’s visible in the sky, including moon phases, planetary positions, eclipses and meteor showers. The calendar features nightly moon phases and Monthly Star maps, plus a summary of the year indicating best time to view the planets. Size: 23 x 33cm, opening to 46 x 33cm.
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The calendar makes a fantastic gift – for yourself, your friends and family. Whether they’re hardcore amateur astronomers, have a casual interest in the night sky, or just like looking at pretty pictures, this calendar will be a great addition to any wall, kitchen cupboard or workplace cubicle.
- New this year: New Zealand events, holidays and school terms are back.
- Also New – when the Moon is at its highest and lowest points along the ecliptic for the month.
*Note: The maps are designed for use in Australia and NZ, but are usable in South Africa too. The calendar itself can be used anywhere and the images are beautiful all over the world.
Maps have been designed for 25° to 45° south latitude.
- Additional Star Maps show the planets in the pre-dawn and post-sunset sky, especially showing interesting conjunctions of the planets with the Moon.
- Details about the Lunar occultations for the year.
- Daily reminders of eclipses, conjunctions, and meteor showers.
- “Red letter days” remind of the most notable events of the year.