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Atlas of the Messier objects : highlights of the deep sky

Author: Ronald Stoyan
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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The 110 star clusters, nebulae and galaxies of Messier's famous catalog are among the most popular of all the deep sky objects and are beautiful targets for amateur observers of all abilities. This atlas presents an account of all of the Messier objects. Details for each object include a thoroughly researched history of its discovery, historical observations and anecdotes, the latest scientific data detailing its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Charts, diagrams, etc
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Named Person: Charles Messier
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Stoyan
ISBN: 0521895545 9780521895545
OCLC Number: 191891585
Description: 370 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 32 cm
Contents: Preface; How to use this book; The life of Charles Messier; The observations of Charles Messier; The catalog of Charles Messier; Statistics of the Messier objects; Observation of the Messier objects; Photography of the Messier objects; The objects themselves; Glossary; List of figures; Table of sources.
Other Titles: Atlas der Messier-Objekte.
Responsibility: Ronald Stoyan [and others].
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