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This classic star atlas is ideal for both beginning astronomers and more experienced observers worldwide. The clear, full-color maps show stars, clusters and galaxies visible with binoculars or a small telescope. The atlas also features constellation boundaries and the Milky Way, and lists objects that are interesting to observe. This new edition features a clearer map of the Moon's surface, showing craters and features; a second Moon map, mirror reversed for users of telescopes with star diagonals; enhanced index charts showing the constellations more clearly; and a new data table listing stars hosting planetary systems. It is now spiral bound, making it ideal for use at the telescope.Read more
- Full-color maps show stars, clusters and galaxies visible with binoculars or a small telescope
- New features include a new map of the Moon, enhanced charts and a new data table
- Now spiral bound, ideal for use at the telescope
Reviews & endorsements
"Every backyard astronomer needs a sixth-magnitude star atlas. Many subtle improvements have elevated this atlas to must-have status. Tirion is the practical star-atlas master ... Unqualified highest rating: a full five out of five stars"- Terence Dickinson, SkyNews magazineSee more reviews
"an excellent expansion of his previous works...this new edition will be useful to the amateur stargazer. An easy-to-use, readable resource for students and amateurs. Highly recommended." - CHOICE
10th Apr 2015 by Orfest
A couple of mistakes: 1. Messier chart b names objects M42 and M43 as M43 and M44. Another M44 object is shown on the left-hand side in Cancer. 2. Page -2, the page with information about this book, has a wrong URL. Information on this title: www.cambridge/9780521173636. The URL misses the .org suffix.
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- Edition: 4th Edition
- Date Published: March 2011
- format: Spiral bound
- isbn: 9780521173636
- length: 95 pages
- dimensions: 303 x 241 x 8 mm
- weight: 0.48kg
- contains: 32 colour illus.
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
The seasonal sky maps
The index maps
The main star charts
The all-sky maps
Sources and references.
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