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Seeing the Deep Sky: Telescopic Astronomy Projects Beyond the Solar System

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By: Fred Schaaf

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #162693 | ISBN: 0471530689
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Packed with a vast array of telescopic projects involving different kind of stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies which lie beyond our solar system. Takes a look at stars of diverse chemical or atomic ``brew', old and new, tiny or vast, dense or tenuous; the ways in which they behave and much more.


Partial table of contents:; STARS; The Brightest Stars--1 (Autumn Stars); The Spectral Types of Stars; The Spectral Classes of Stars--1; The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram and the Luminosity Classes; The Nearest Stars; Proper Motion and Other Motions of the Stars; Double Stars--General Observations; The Colors of Double Stars; STAR CLUSTERS AND NEBULAE; Open Star Clusters--1; Globular Clusters; Diffuse Nebulae--1; Planetary Nebulae; Supernova Remnants and Dark Nebulae; GALAXIES AND QUASARS; Galaxies--General Observations and Types; Selected Galaxies--1; Galaxy Clusters and Quasars; Appendices; Glossary; Sources of Information; Indexes.

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