Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-Sky Objects / Edition 2 by Christian B. Luginbuhl, Brian A. Skiff | | 9780521625562 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-Sky Objects / Edition 2

Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-Sky Objects / Edition 2

by Christian B. Luginbuhl, Brian A. Skiff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521625564

ISBN-13: 9780521625562

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the most detailed guide to observing galaxies, clusters and nebulae available in a single volume. The objects included range from those visible in binoculars to faint galaxies requiring a 30 cm telescope. For most objects descriptions are given for a range of telescope apertures; the catalogue contains data not available elsewhere.

Overview

This is the most detailed guide to observing galaxies, clusters and nebulae available in a single volume. The objects included range from those visible in binoculars to faint galaxies requiring a 30 cm telescope. For most objects descriptions are given for a range of telescope apertures; the catalogue contains data not available elsewhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521625562
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
2ND REP
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

List of charts, tables and figures; Prolegomenon; Part I. Amateur Observing: Telescopes; Eyepieces; Finderscopes and finding; Star atlases; Gadgets; Looking through the telescope; Lighting and the recording of notes; Observing locations; Instruments used in the survey of deep-sky objects; Observing sites for the survey; Part II. Deep-Sky Data Sources: Galaxies; Open clusters; Globular clusters; Planetary nebulae; Galactic nebulae; Double stars; Part III. Observations: Notes on references for deep-sky observers; Catalogue; Appendix of double stars.

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