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1001 celestial wonders to see before you die : the best sky objects for star gazers

Author: Michael E Bakich
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, ©2010.
Series: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1,001 Celestial Wonders is a guide to the night sky's brightest and most fascinating objects. Each target is accessible to amateur astronomers using medium-sized telescopes from a dark site. In fact, many are so bright they remain visible under moderate light pollution, as from the outskirts of a city or the suburbs of a town. The book provides a chronological target list, making it easy to use. No matter what night  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bakich, Michael E.
1001 celestial wonders to see before you die.
New York ; London : Springer, ©2010
(OCoLC)462921611
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Bakich
ISBN: 9781441917775 1441917772
OCLC Number: 663093739
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 479 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series; 1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgement; Contents; About the Author; January; February; March; April; May; June; July; August; September; October; November; December; Index.
Series Title: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Other Titles: One thousand and one celestial wonders to see before you die
Thousand and one celestial wonders to see before you die
Responsibility: by Michael E. Bakich.

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This guide to the night sky's brightest and most fascinating objects features celestial bodies that are accessible to amateur astronomers using medium-sized telescopes. With its chronological target  Read more...

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