"A concise and beautifully illustrated guide to the sky's best sights, and to the science behind them."--Mitchell Begelman, author of "Turn Right at Orion: Travels through the Cosmos" "Ridpath and Tirion are an unbeatable team. Ridpath writes concisely and movingly about the sky, and Tirion's charts are beautifully done and easy to follow. This is a superb guide to the night sky."--David H. Levy, author of "Shoemaker by Levy" (Princeton) and co-discoverer of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.Ridpath, Ian is the author of 'Stars and Planets', published 2001 under ISBN 9780691089126 and ISBN 0691089124.