The Complete Guide to the Herschel Objects

Provides a complete re-examination of Herschel's entire catalogue; a must-have for amateur astronomers seeking new and exciting observing challenges.

The Complete Guide to the Herschel Objects

Provides a complete re-examination of Herschel's entire catalogue; a must-have for amateur astronomers seeking new and exciting observing challenges.

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The Complete Guide to the Herschel Objects
Language: en
Pages: 584
Authors: Mark Bratton
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-15 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Provides a complete re-examination of Herschel's entire catalogue; a must-have for amateur astronomers seeking new and exciting observing challenges.
The Cambridge Atlas of Herschel Objects
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: James Mullaney, Wil Tirion
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This superb, all-purpose star atlas is the first of its kind devoted to observing the Herschel objects with binoculars and telescopes. It displays over 2500 of the most visually-attractive star clusters, nebulae and galaxies that were discovered by Sir William, Caroline and Sir John Herschel, and is a must-have for
Turn Left at Orion
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Guy Consolmagno, Dan M. Davis
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This unique and best-selling guidebook to the night sky shows amateur astronomers how to observe a host of celestial wonders. Its distinct format of object-by-object spreads illustrates how deep-sky objects and planets will actually look in a small telescope, with large pages and spiral binding for ease of use outside.
Stargazing Under Suburban Skies
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Malcolm Zack, Andrew Gannon, John McRoberts
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-20 - Publisher: Springer

Anyone interested in astronomy battles with the conveniences of modern living – street lights, advertising and security lighting, tall buildings, and even the occasional tree. More than 85% of the population now lives in crowded and light-polluted towns and cities. This book is for those who live in or near
Nebulae Star Clusters Galaxies
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Wolfgang Steinicke
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-23 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies are outside our solar system. They belong to the 'deep sky' and lead the observer to great distances and at the same time the view goes far into the past. The light of the most distant galaxies took billions of years to reach us. No