Everybody is interested in eclipses - particularly eclipses of the Sun. Ever since ancient times they have aroused excitement and, in previous years, alarm! This book by Sheridan Williams is most timely. So far as I know there is nothing else like it... a truly splendid book and an invaluable reference, and will most certainly have an honoured place on my bookshelf.
Dr. Patrick Moore FRAS CBE
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If you saw the 1999 total solar eclipse, you will be determined to see another. Unfortunately Britain will not get another until 2090, and this book gives details of this event. Future worldwide total and annular eclipses are mentioned on the associated web site, and unlimited free advice on these eclipses is available to all purchasers of the book.
Don't miss this opportunity to get organised now for future total, and annular eclipses.
Eclipses of all kinds have entranced mankind since time began. They have been responsible for all sorts of human behaviour, from starting wars, announcing a new king, to signalling death. A total solar eclipse is one of nature's most spectacular sights, and its stupendous beauty cannot be exaggerated. Life is incomplete if you have not seen one, and having seen one, you will stop at nothing to see another.
This book at last provides answers to:and is a definitive reference guide to the subject of UK Solar Eclipses.
Published by: Clock Tower Press, The Clock Tower, Stockgrove Park, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 0BG, England
Sheridan Williams is a professional lecturer and is available to give
media presentations and talks.
He has been to 9 total solar eclipses among them Sumatra, Siberia, Libya, Madagascar and the Atacama desert in Peru.
As a traveller, mathematician and ex rocket-scientist, he has the qualifications and background to make talks fascinating.
He co-presented Sky's eclipse coverage from Pendennis Castle in Cornwall in August 1999. He also appeared on the Discovery Channel, Sky News,
and the children's programme "Milk Bar" on Channel 5. As well as advising Channel
4's Big Breakfast Sheridan talked about the eclipse on Radio 5's AM program,
Radio 4's "Excess Baggage", Classic Gold and Chiltern FM. Sheridan worked with Patrick Moore compiling
eclipse data for the Guinness Book of Astronomy.
As eclipses consultant he produced the eclipse maps, charts and other details for the Bradt travel guides:
Africa and Madagascar Total Eclipse 2001 & 2002 - Bradt Travel Guide.
2006 Total Solar Eclipse - Bradt Travel Guide. (Out of print)
2008 & 2009 Total Solar Eclipse - Bradt Travel Guide.
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