2023 Guide to the Night Sky:
A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above North America
Collins Astronomy, 2022, 112 pp., Paperback. $11.95. www.harpercollins.com
This practical guide is the ideal resource for beginners and experienced stargazers in the United States and Canada and has been updated to include new and practical information covering events occurring in North America’s night sky throughout 2023. This guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers, and this edition now includes a section on comets and a map of the Moon. Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich, this guide includes advice on where to start looking, easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see, positions of the Moon and visible planets, and details of objects and events in 2023.