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Sky-High 2017

25th Edition

Sky-High is the IAS's Irish Astronomy Almanac, published in December each year. It is now in its 25th year, since its first edition for 1993. The core sections deal with events in the sky for the year ahead, including a Diary of carefully selected events. Also included are a selection of different articles from year to year.

Editor: John O'Neill.

What's in Sky-High for 2017:
Sky Diary for 2017; The Planets in 2017; Comets in 2017; Meteors Showers in 2017; Asteroids in 2017; Variable Stars in 2017; Eclipses in 2017; Space Science Missions 2017; "When Astronomers Put the Saddle on the Wrong Horse"; "Mapping Irish Astronomy"; "The Probably Impossible, the Improbably Possible " and more.

It features a colour gallery and has 28 A4 pages.

IAS members have been mailed a free printed copy of Sky-High 2017 as a benefit of membership. An electronic version of Sky-High (pdf) is available to IAS members, on request, by email (for their own private use only).


How to get Sky-High 2017

Sky-High 2018 is now in preparation, so Sky-High 2017 PDF is now available as a free download.

Sky-High 2017 is available for purchase:

Sky-High is produced by voluntary effort. All proceeds go to the Irish Astronomical Society (for the benefit of Amateur Astronomy).


Sky-High 2017 Update & Errata

Page 21, 1st column, line 17: For '24" refractor' read '24" reflector' (Thanks for T.Moseley for pointing this out).
Page 21, 1st column, line 10: For '12" Grubb refractor' read '12" Grubb reflector'.
Page 5, 1st column, under Feb 2/3: For 'Kappa Cnc' read 'Kappa Gem' (Thanks for T.Moseley for pointing this out).
Page 8, 2nd column, under Nov 29/30: For 'southern limit' read 'northern limit' (Thanks for T.Moseley for pointing this out).


Previous Sky-Highs

Previous issues of Sky-High from 2006 to 2016 are available as a free of charge PDF download. Click on the covers below. They may not be sold or modified. They may be downloaded and printed for your personal use only.

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