Northern Lights: The definitive guide to auroras

Northern Lights: The definitive guide to auroras

Tom Kerss, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Collins Astronomy

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Discover the incomparable beauty of the Northern Lights with this accessible guide for aspiring astronomers and seasoned night sky observers. Covers the essential equipment needed for observation and photography and full of stunning photographs.

Tom Kerss covers the cultural and scientific context for auroras, and offers a comprehensive guide to forecasting and photography, so that readers can fuse their own technical mastery with the infinite creativity of nature.

  • Read about the formation, properties and types of auroras
  • Discover the mythology and history of The Northern Lights
  • Find out about Aurora science from Antiquity to the modern day
  • Learn how to take stunning photographs of the Northern Lights
  • Includes a comprehensive travel and forecasting guide and a glossary of key terms.

The Northern Lights will give you a complete understanding of one of the true wonders of the natural world and leave you prepared for the adventure of a lifetime.


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Tom Kerss:

A London-based freelance astronomer, astrophotographer, writer and speaker, specialising in the rewarding task of connecting people to their shared universe.

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The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope. It runs the annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

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The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year.

Tom Kerss is a London-based freelance astronomer, astrophotographer, writer and speaker, specialising in the rewarding task of connecting people to their shared universe.

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