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The amateur astronomer's guide to the deep-sky catalogs

Author: Jerry D Cavin
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2012.
Series: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to the Deep-sky Catalogs provides a compilation of the historical and modern astronomical deep-sky catalogs. It provides a comparison, discusses their origins, explains  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cavin, Jerry D.
Amateur astronomer's guide to the deep-sky catalogs.
New York : Springer, 2012
(DLC) 2011936008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry D Cavin
ISBN: 9781461406563 1461406560
OCLC Number: 763157718
Description: 1 online resource (x, 380 p.) : ill., ports. (some col.)
Contents: Claudius Ptolemy and the Almagest --
The Abd-Al-Rahman Al-Sufi Catalog --
Ulugh Beg --
The Tycho Brahe Catalog (1598) --
The Johannes Hevelius Catalog --
The Charles Messier Catalog --
The Johann Elert Bode Catalog --
Christian Mayer Catalog --
The Herschel Catalogs --
J.L.E. Dreyer and the NGC Catalog --
Halton Arp and the Arp Catalog --
The Caldwell Catalog.
Series Title: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Responsibility: Jerry D. Cavin.
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