The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Them / Edition 1

The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Them / Edition 1

by James Mullaney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387681248

ISBN-13: 9780387681245

Pub. Date: 07/28/2007

Publisher: Springer New York

Amateur astronomers are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. This exciting book retraces the steps of the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer who ever lived. This is a practical guide to locating and viewing the most impressive of Herschel’s star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, cataloging more than 600 of the brightest objects, and

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Overview

Amateur astronomers are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. This exciting book retraces the steps of the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer who ever lived. This is a practical guide to locating and viewing the most impressive of Herschel’s star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, cataloging more than 600 of the brightest objects, and offering detailed descriptions and images of 150 to 200 of the best.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387681245
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Astronomers' Observing Guides
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
167
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Contents.- Acknowledgements.- Preface.- Part 1. Sir William and his catalog.- Part 2. Exploring the Herschel Showpieces.- Appendices.- Index.- About the Author.

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