A planisphere makes a great companion to our book.
It is a hand held aid used to identify which stars and constellations are
visible on any particular date and time. It is useful for many years (It will
last for your lifetime!).
The 'Night Sky' planisphere is a high precision, low
distortion aid to the visual observer. It is double sided, designed for the
southern hemisphere, and printed with a light background for easy night
readability. Its plastic construction makes for a durable and moisture
To use this planisphere is easy. Just turn the disk so the
date lines up with the time and it will show you what the sky looks like now.
It's that simple!