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The Observer's Sky Atlas: With 50 Star Charts Covering the Entire Sky

Atlas

By: E Karkoschka

164 pages, Illus

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Jul 2007 | Edition: 3 | #168725 | ISBN-13: 9780387485379
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $26/€24 approx

About this book

This atlas presents star charts and information for all who observe the night sky with small telescope, binoculars or the unaided eye, emphasizing constellations and interesting objects. This third edition offers 32 new pages with images of 250 nebulae, an updated sky calendar for the next 20 years, double star ephemerides from 2005-2020, and an updated minima/maxima of variable stars.

Praise for the previous editions: "the most informative little sky guide in the business." ASTRONOMY "The more experienced observer will find this slim volume useful at the telescope and packed with interesting observing projects." SKY & TELESCOPE


Contents

Explanatory Notes.- Star Charts and Catalog.- Appendices: Brightest Stars; Meteor Showers; Calendar 2004-2022; Nebula Numbers; Nebula Names; Star Names; Constellations; Glossary; Mean and Extreme Values.- Index of Figures and Tables.

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