Tarangan: Complete Guide to Night SkyOn November 23, 2017 by astromahesh
Glad to announce launch of new book in English: Tarangan: Complete Guide to Night Sky by Pradeep Nayak
Cost: Rs .800/-
Exclusive price for amateurs: Rs. 550/- + Rs. 50/- (Courier charges for all India)
This book is 300 page book and it contains all details of all 88 constellations that we can see in night sky. Original book was published in Marathi. The first edition was published in 1999 and second in 2006. The new English version has all digitally created maps. It was first of its kind published book in India after 1972 classical book by G. R. Paranjape.
The new Tarangan is a field guide as well as guide to information about details of observation using small telescopes. It also contains mythological information from various cultures in past like Ancient Indian texts, Greek, Khaldean and other stories. This makes the book even suitable for those who want to study ancient astronomy. All sky color maps are included in book as starting point. Must book for all amateurs.