Praise for previous editions: "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, codiscoverer of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 cometPraise for previous editions: "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, Ian is the author of 'Stars and Planets', published 2008 under ISBN 9780691135564 and ISBN 0691135568.