Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects

Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects

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by Stephen James O'Meara
     
 

The ultimate field guide to the Messier objects, with completely new photographs and drawings.See more details below

Overview

The ultimate field guide to the Messier objects, with completely new photographs and drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521553322
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword David H. Levy; 1. Charles Messier and his catalogue David H. Levy; 2. How to observe the Messier objects; 3. The making of this book; 4. The Messier objects by number; 5. Some thoughts on Charles Messier; 6. Twenty spectacular non-Messier objects; Appendix A. Objects Messier could not find; Appendix B. Messier marathons; Appendix C. A quick guide to navigating the Coma-Virgo cluster; Appendix D. Suggested reading; Index.

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