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By Wil Tirion

This all-purpose superstar atlas is the 1st of its variety dedicated to staring at the Herschel items with binoculars and telescopes. It monitors over 2500 of the main visually appealing famous person clusters, nebulae and galaxies that have been chanced on via Sir William, Caroline and Sir John Herschel. masking the full sky from the North to the South Celestial Pole, and displaying all 88 constellations, it's also a normal sky atlas displaying variable, double and a number of stars, and the Milky means. Written by means of skilled observer James Mullaney and illustrated by way of well known celestial cartographer Wil Tirion, this can be a significant 'celestial roadmap' to a few of the best deep-sky showpieces. Spiral sure and revealed in red-light pleasant colours to be used at a telescope, with color-coded symbols for simple popularity and id, this can be a must-have looking at reference for all novice observers. extra assets, together with a goal checklist ordered by means of Herschel designation, can be found to obtain from www.cambridge.org/9780521138178.

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