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Astronomer and frequent Sky & Telescope contributor Fred Espenak releases two compendiums for eclipse chasers and researchers alike. Thousand Year Canon of Solar Eclipses: 1501 to 2500 ($34.99, or $51.99 in 4-color print) is a comprehensive catalog of essential characteristics of each of the 2,389 solar eclipses occurring throughout this 10-century period. The book presents fundamental concepts of eclipse classifications, as well as statistical analysis of occurrences, including hte location of greatest eclipse duration. Global maps of the path of visibility are carefully plotted and arranged 12 per page. 294 pages. Thousand Year Canon of Lunar Eclipses: 1501 to 2500 ($34.99, or $51.99 in 4-color print) does the same for each of the 2,424 lunar eclipses occurring in the 10-century time frame. 298 pages, 8½ by 11 inches, paperback.
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