Objects in the Heavens

By Peter Birren

Objects within the Heavens brings jointly all deep-sky gadgets of magazine 10 or much less in a layout that is handy to be used at-the-scope. Pocket-size astronomy box advisor gains all identified deep-sky items for telescope and binocular statement. all kinds of galaxies, clusters and nebulae have been culled from each on hand catalog, prepared and cross-referenced for ease of use on the viewing web site. Object-oriented maps contain distinctive symbols to help in deciding upon items, stars, double stars and asterisms even if utilizing a telescope or binoculars. easy adequate for the newbie; special for the complex.
The digest-sized, spiral certain fifth variation positive factors 717 mag-10 or brighter deep-sky gadgets (not together with seventy four at >mag-10.5) viewable from the northern hemisphere, all with 1.2011 position info. these items of magazine 7 and brighter - 189 ''city'' gadgets - are especially highlighted within the lists and within the 70 maps. Astronomical information are in ''expanded shorthand'' and set huge for studying via flashlight. Newly incorporated within the fifth version is a 7-page part for viewing the Moon via its day-by-day levels, a hundred and sixty double/multiple stars and short constellation grouping tales to provide an even bigger photo; those tales have confirmed important educating the sky to childrens of every age.
This multi-purpose consultant is such a lot handy on the viewing website rather than wearing higher, bulkier books and pcs, or as a better half to the bigger sky atlases whilst making plans a night's viewing. it truly is compact measurement makes it perfect for camping out, mountaineering or within the automobile.
Objects within the Heavens - via Peter Birren
OITHv5.1 is accessible as of October 1, 2011 during the author's site.
128 pages; black coil; laminated covers; 5.5'' x 8.5''
US $24.95; 128 pages; ISBN: 978-1-55369-662-9

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