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Tirion, Wil

Overview
Works: 207 works in 760 publications in 8 languages and 20,212 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Atlases  Charts, diagrams, etc  Encyclopedias  Identification guides  Maps  Celestial charts  Popular works  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Cartographer, Illustrator, Other, Editor, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: QB63, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wil Tirion
The Cambridge star atlas by Wil Tirion( Book )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about the moon, star charts, and monthly sky maps covering that which is visible each month in different hemispheres
The monthly sky guide by Ian Ridpath( Book )

60 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sixth edition of this guide to the night sky is fully revised and updated for planet positions and forthcoming eclipses up to the end of the year 2007
Stars and planets by Ian Ridpath( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers information about all eighty-eight constellations of the Northern and Southern skies and provides simple star charts for easy identification
Zoo in the sky : a book of animal constellations by Jacqueline Mitton( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliantly colored paintings illustrate this introduction to constellations and the animals which ancient stargazers imagined as they made their observations of the night sky
Sky atlas 2000.0 : 26 star charts, covering both hemispheres by Wil Tirion( Book )

62 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-awaited second edition of Wil Tirion's superb Sky Atlas 2000.0 offers 43,000 additional stars, with all positions now derived from the Hipparcos database. The Atlas opens to reveal 28 charts, each one 500 mm wide and 380 mm deep (20 by 15 inches). This large format allows the stars, nebulas and galaxies to be displayed with unrivalled clarity. For this edition improved isophotal maps are used for the Milky Way, and extra charts for crowded areas of the sky have been added. Within the constellations, Flamsteed numbers identify the brighter stars by name, while NGC and Messier numbers are used for non-stellar objects. Colour coding and size graduation is used to visually convey the maximum information on star types and brightnesses -- Publisher
Atlas of the night sky by Storm Dunlop( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete series of Northern and Southern Hemisphere Epoch 200.0 Star Maps, detailed analysis of the 88 constellations, moon maps, observing the planets, observing aurorae, meteors, and comets
A walk through the heavens : a guide to stars and constellations and their legends by Milton D Heifetz( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What star is that? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful guide to pathways in the night sky which answers these questions. Its unique simplified maps make it easy to find by eye the constellations and the stars within them. Ancient myths and legends of the sky, thousands of years old, are retold to add to the mystery of the stars. Written with the complete beginner in mind, this book introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed to use this practical guide: apart from normal sight and clear skies."--Jacket
National Audubon Society first field guide by Gary Mechler( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A field guide to the night sky, explaining through text and maps how to locate and identify stars, planets, meteors, comets, and constellations
The southern sky guide by David Ellyard( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Southern Sky is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night. Both beginners and advanced sky-watchers will get great value from this skilfully written book, whether they are using the naked eye, binoculars or a small telescope. This introductory text will familiarise readers with the many and varied objects in the sky and their fascinating movements and changing appearances, as well the ancient myths and legends entwined around the groupings of stars. The book features two groups of maps. The 24 'Skyviews' give the appearance of the whole night sky every two weeks (or at each hour of sidereal time). The 20 full star charts give a comprehensive account of particular areas of sky, with an accompanying text full of fascinating detail. It si designed to b easy to move from one map to another."--Publisher
Peterson first guide to astronomy by Jay M Pasachoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic field guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars, constellations, and other bodies in outer space
Cambridge guide to stars and planets by Patrick Moore( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and French and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge Guide to Stars and Planets is a working manual and comprehensive handbook that contains charts of the stars in all 88 constellations as well as a concise overview of astronomy. The exquisitely-drafted constellation maps enable sky gazers to recognize stars with the naked eye and to identify the brighter nebula and galaxies. Maps are paired with lucid explanations of a constellation's most interesting features. Astronomy experts Patrick Moore and Wil Tirion provide a comprehensive but succinct pocket guide that can be used at any time from any place on Earth, charting astronomical phenomena through 2003. The Cambridge Guide to Stars and Planets is a working manual and comprehensive handbook that contains charts of the stars in all 88 constellations as well as a concise overview of astronomy. The exquisitely-drafted constellation maps enable sky gazers to recognize stars with the naked eye and to identify the brighter nebula and galaxies. Maps are paired with lucid explanations of a constellation's most interesting features. Astronomy experts Patrick Moore and Wil Tirion provide a comprehensive but succinct pocket guide that can be used at any time from any place on Earth, charting astronomical phenomena through 2003
Cambridge star atlas 2000.0 by Wil Tirion( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night sky atlas by Robin Scagell( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the night sky with its stars and constellations, comets, solar system, and the mysteries of space
Universe guide to stars and planets by Ian Ridpath( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains northern and southern hemisphere sky charts, monthly sky charts, and text explaining the history of each of the 88 constellations. Also includes information on the planets
A walk through the southern sky : a guide to stars and constellations and their legends by Milton D Heifetz( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milky way - The southern cross - Constellations - Planets - Stars
Uranometria 2000.0 by Wil Tirion( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peterson first guide to the solar system by Jay M Pasachoff( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic field guide for beginning observers of the solar system, introducing information on the locations and characteristics of the planets, sun, comets, meteors, and other objects in our solar system
Night sky by Storm Dunlop( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Illustrations are best viewed on a tablet.) An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night. Please note that this is the 2004 edition. Chart data is accurate to the end of 2009. Designed as a comprehensive introduction for the beginner and those who want to find out more, How to Identify the Night Sky covers everything that can be seen with the naked eye and binoculars, as well as what is visible using a small telescope. There are sections on how to observe and understand the objects that comprise the night sky, the moon, the movements of the stars and planets throughout the year and astronomical events. The constellations are given a comprehensive treatment. For each one there is a chart, a photograph, a description of its features and history, the best dates and times of visibility, the mythological representation and a list of interesting objects
The Cambridge double star atlas by James Mullaney( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a star atlas designed for the location and identification of double and multiple stars and other deep-sky objects such as nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies, with discoverer, catalog, or observatory designations and a constellation table
Astronomy encyclopedia by Bonnie J Blackburn( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Astronomy Encyclopedia is an interstellar tour led by the acclaimed Sir Patrick Moore, England's ambassador to the night sky. In more than 3000 alphabetically organized articles and over 600 photographs, star maps and explanatory diagrams, it covers everything and everyone from the American Association of Variable Star Observers to zodiacal light." "The articles provide authoritative yet accessible information on subjects such as our Galaxy, the Sun and planets, life in the Universe, optical and radio telescopes, stars, black holes, astrophysics, observatories, astronomical photography, space programs, the constellations and famous astronomers. Supporting these articles are shorter entries on planetary features and satellites, asteroids, observational techniques, comets, satellite launchers, meteors, and subjects as diverse as software for astronomy and the structure of meteorites."--Jacket
 
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Zoo in the sky : a book of animal constellations
Alternative Names
Tirion, Wil, 1943-

Tirion, Will.

Tirion, Willebrordus Josephus Maria.

Tirion, Willebrordus Josephus Maria 1943-

Wil Tirion cartografo olandese

Wil Tirion Nederlands cartograaf

Wil Tirion Uranographer, Sky Cartographer

티리온, 윌

Languages
English (291)

Danish (11)

French (7)

Spanish (7)

Japanese (2)

Polish (2)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

Covers
The monthly sky guideStars and planetsZoo in the sky : a book of animal constellationsSky atlas 2000.0 : 26 star charts, covering both hemispheresAtlas of the night skyA walk through the heavens : a guide to stars and constellations and their legendsNational Audubon Society first field guideThe southern sky guide