World At Night

Tafreshi, Babak Tafreshi

£30.00

In partnership with the international organisations The World at Night and Astronomy Without Borders - The World at Night is a stunning, expertly curated celebration of our night sky.

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See the full beauty of our night sky revealed as never before in over 200 photographs from around the world.

Bringing together the images of over 40 photographers across 25 countries, be astounded by the lights of the night sky in some of the darkest places on earth; discover the beauty of galaxies, planets and stars; view great celestial events; and see some of the world’s most important landmarks against the backdrop of an incredible nightscape.

Babak Tafreshi, founder of the international organisation The World at Night, has curated the images in this collection – many of them previously unseen – to reveal the true splendour of the sky at night. A specialist guide to night-sky photography will help you capture your own gorgeous images of the heavens.

Commentary on the science, astronomy and photography accompany stunning images organised by theme:

  • Symbols of all nations and religions embraced by one sky of endless beauties
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites at night
  • The Universe revealed through constellations, sky motions, atmospheric phenomenon, Aurora and other wonders
  • Images highlighting the beauty of dark skies away from light-polluted urban areas
  • Celestial events, from great comets to spectacular eclipses
  • Astro-tourism destinations, like ancient astronomical monuments and modern observatories

Additional information

Weight 1482 g
Dimensions 290 × 235 × 25 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

240

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

778.719 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K