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Tirion, Wil

Overview
Works: 237 works in 855 publications in 4 languages and 20,981 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Scientific atlases  Atlases  Field guides  Encyclopedias  Charts, diagrams, etc  Maps  Celestial charts  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Cartographer, Illustrator, Other, Editor, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: QB63, 523.80223
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wil Tirion
The monthly sky guide by Ian Ridpath( )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,401 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
The Cambridge star atlas by Wil Tirion( Book )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,796 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
A walk through the heavens : a guide to stars and constellations and their legends by Milton D Heifetz( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 1,530 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
Zoo in the sky : a book of animal constellations by Jacqueline Mitton( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,148 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 )

64 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,000 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 English and Spanish and held by 923 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
National Audubon Society first field guide by Gary Mechler( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 782 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
A walk through the southern sky : a guide to stars and constellations and their legends by Milton D Heifetz( )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milky way - The southern cross - Constellations - Planets - Stars
Stars and planets by Ian Ridpath( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated guide to the stars and planets, featuring a general introduction to astronomy, a detailed guide to the Solar System, charts of all eighty-eight constellations, and a month-by-month companion to the night sky
Stars and planets : the most complete guide to the stars, planets, galaxies, and the solar system by Ian Ridpath( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 612 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
The southern sky guide by David Ellyard( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 604 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
Cambridge guide to stars and planets by Patrick Moore( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and French and held by 498 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
Peterson first guide to astronomy by Jay M Pasachoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 496 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 star atlas 2000.0 by Wil Tirion( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy encyclopedia by Bonnie J Blackburn( )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 460 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
Night sky atlas by Robin Scagell( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Hungarian and held by 455 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 )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 414 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
Uranometria 2000.0 by Wil Tirion( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge double star atlas by James Mullaney( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 352 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
Peterson first guide to the solar system by Jay M Pasachoff( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 302 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
 
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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

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The Cambridge star atlasA walk through the heavens : a guide to stars and constellations and their legendsZoo in the sky : a book of animal constellationsSky atlas 2000.0 : 26 star charts, covering both hemispheresAtlas of the night skyNational Audubon Society first field guideA walk through the southern sky : a guide to stars and constellations and their legendsStars and planets