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Deep-Sky Wonders
     

Deep-Sky Wonders

by Walter S. Houston, Stephen J. O'Meara
 

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Highlights from Sky & Telescope's Deep-Sky Wonders column display the independence of thought and devotion to craft that made writer "Scotty" Houston a favorite among readers for almost 50 years. S&T contributing editor Stephen James O'Meara has selected and arranged the best of Scotty's work into a year-round guide to the star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies that

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Highlights from Sky & Telescope's Deep-Sky Wonders column display the independence of thought and devotion to craft that made writer "Scotty" Houston a favorite among readers for almost 50 years. S&T contributing editor Stephen James O'Meara has selected and arranged the best of Scotty's work into a year-round guide to the star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies that lure skygazers into their backyards on clear, dark nights. Scotty intersperses his commentary with expert advice on becoming a more capable observer.

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contributing editor Stephen O'Meara presents month-by-month selections from Scotty Houston's popular "Deep-Sky Wonders" column, which ran from 1946 until 1994 (after his death in December 1993). Each chapter includes commentary by O'Meara and a table showing the location and characteristics of each object discussed. Illustrated with 133 b&w photos and diagrams. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780933346932
Publisher:
Sky Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
309

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