Providing details of all of the most fascinating objects in a clear night sky, this guide describes how binoculars can be an excellent and simple tool for astronomical observation. Patrick Moore explains the rudiments of astronomy and the selection of suitable binoculars before discussing in detail the array of beautiful astronomical objects that await the binocular observer--stars, clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. The book charts the night sky season by season and supplies a detailed map presentation of all the constellations. In addition, the reader learns about the sun, moon, planets and shooting stars. The generous illustrations were prepared by the artist Paul Doherty, who worked in close collaboration with the author.Moore, Patrick is the author of 'Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars - Patrick Moore - Paperback' with ISBN 9780521368667 and ISBN 0521368669.