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Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Cosmic Keyhole (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stargazing for Beginners (With: Anton Vamplew) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nature Guide: Stars and Planets (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Practical Astronomer (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Will Gater
Will Gater is a writer, astronomer, and science presenter with a passion for bringing to life all the wonders of the Universe.

Will’s work has taken him from inside of spacecraft clean rooms to remote, volcano top observatories and has involved some journalistic news reporting and feature writing, as well as live theater shows, books, and radio and TV appearances.

In 2006, he started his career as a professional science writer and went on to work as the news editor of Astronomy Now magazine. In 2008, he joined the BBC’s Sky at Night Magazine, where he would work for almost six years before he went freelance in 2013. Will’s reporting has covered the entire gamut of celestial subjects, from human spaceflight and planetary science to astrophysics and observational astronomy.

Will is an expert on the night sky and the science that goes behind it, he is also an experienced astrophotographer whose images have been broadcasted and published all around the world. His job is within the UK space sector, helping promote space exploration, research, and innovation.

At the heart of all his work is a passion for communicating the wonders of the Universe to everyone. In 2019, the Exepose newspaper described Will as being one of the current generation ‘rock star’ science popularizers.

“The Night Sky Month by Month” is a non-fiction book that was released in 2011. You will be seeing stars all year round in a dazzling guide to the night sky.

This comprehensive reference book shines bright with crystal clear month-by-month charts of the stars, planets, and constellations in the southern and northern hemispheres.

This book features specially commissioned artworks and stunning photography that introduces the main attractions to spot each month, including key constellations, meteor showers, and bright stars.

You can get started with ideas for the best equipment to use and the top tips for budding beginners and amateur astronomers alike. Then you can see for yourself just how the views of the night sky can change so dramatically depending on the time and location. You will soon be navigating the night sky for yourself, following the planets’ paths, tracking the Moon’s phases, and preparing for some special celestial events.

Prepare to find your own place in the Universe with the ultimate night sky Atlas.

“Nature Guides: Stars and Planets” is a non-fiction book that was released in 2012. Thank your lucky stars for such a completely comprehensive guide to our Universe.

From planets and galaxies to constellations and asteroids, this is a star studded look at space is the perfect package for amateur astronomers and space cadets.

Part of DK’s “Nature Guide” bestselling series, this takes you out of this world in order to experience the gorgeous sights and the intricate details of our incredible Solar System. Packed with expert information and stunning images, readers will enjoy the entire world at your fingertips. You will visit each of the planets and fly on past the Kuiper Belt on an intergalactic and intrepid adventure.

Then come back down to Earth in order to find all of the techniques and tools that you’ll need in order to observe the spectacular night skies. You will see all 88 constellations in their sparkling splendor and read stories behind their amazing patterns and shapes. The monthly sky guide is going to keep your eyes on the skies all year round. Grab this here guide and get started.

“The Mysteries of the Universe” is a non-fiction book that was released in 2020. Travel to the furthest reaches of the Universe and visit 100 remarkable objects along the way with this stunning space book for curious children aged 6-8.

Space is a lot larger than young minds can possibly fathom and there’s always so much more to learn. This book is a stunning space encyclopedia for young readers to explore, with some reference pages packed with fascinating information, little learners will be captivated while they journey through the Universe’s vastness. From asteroids and planets to black holes and galaxies, each page of this enthralling space book reveals the secrets behind over 100 celestial objects, and is going to inspire youngsters while they journey through the Universe’s vastness. Every celestial body is shown both illustrated and photographically, and kids are going to love poring over each of the detailed close up images.

Prepare to explore exciting new scientific discoveries and fun facts while this bestselling picture book is going to illuminate imaginations and spark curious minds to further explore space’s vastness. The engaging storybook style descriptions and simple text shed a light on myths, facts, and key discoveries about the universe, which is perfect for kids ages 6-8 to explore the wonders of our own solar system and beyond.

“Stargazing for Beginners: Explore the Wonders of the Night Sky” is a non-fiction book that was released in 2020. Discover all of the wonders of the Universe with a complete introduction and understanding the night sky.

This practical guide demystifies and explains stargazing, and teaches you how to recognize different sorts of objects and showing exactly how they move through the sky over the course of a night and an entire year. It shows you how to both understand and enjoy the cosmos, building your practical astronomy abilities from the basics to more advanced techniques.

Starting with an explanation of the Universe itself, how large it is, how old it is, what shape it is, and is it going to end? Then it takes you on a tour all around the night sky, building up your knowledge in simple steps. Practical advice starts, with some naked-eye observations before moving on to illustrated step-by-step instructions show you exactly how to set up and use binoculars and telescopes, and how you take pictures of your own of the night sky.

You also get to take a closer look at different objects viewable in the night sky, helping you train your eye to recognize basic patterns of stars (constellations) and how to tell planets apart from the other celestial bodies, helping you observe them in quite the innovative step-by-step way. There’s an atlas of the night sky included, with charts which can be used in both southern and northern hemispheres throughout a calendar year.

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