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Sky-High 2021

Sky-High is the IAS's Irish Astronomy Almanac, published in December each year. It is now in its 29th year. 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 2021:
Sky Diary for 2021; The Planets in 2021; Comets in 2021; Meteors Showers in 2021; Asteroids in 2021; Variable Stars in 2021; Eclipses in 2021; Space Science Missions 2021; "Serendipity in Astronomy"; "What's in a Name?";"Irish Poets and the Night Sky" and more.

It features a colour gallery and has 28 A4 pages. Apart from the guest articles by Patricia Carroll, Angela O'Connell and James O'Connor, the new material was written by John O'Neill.

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


How to get Sky-High 2021 (printed copy)

Sky-High 2021 is now available for purchase:

Note that Sky-High is a free benefit of IAS membership.

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


Sky-High Extra

A new page giving up to date information and resources.


Sky-High 2020 Erratum (Printed ed only)

16 Dec 2019: On Page 4 the distance of Polaris from the NCP should be 39' for the current epoch. The value given of 44' is for the epoch of 2000.0.


Sky-High Archive

Previous issues of Sky-High from 2004 to 2020 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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