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The Caldwell objects and how to observe them

Author: Martin Mobberley
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
Series: Astronomers' observing guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Messier's catalog of 109 'non-stellar' objects is still used by amateur astronomers as a guide to interesting objects to view and image. In 1995, the notable English astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore published his own catalog of a further 109 objects, to complement the Messier catalog and provide an extended list of fascinating targets for amateur astronomers. He called it the "Caldwell Catalog" (Sir  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Charts, diagrams, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mobberley, Martin, 1958-
Caldwell objects and how to observe them.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2009
(DLC) 2009927719
(OCoLC)685120208
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Mobberley
ISBN: 9781441903266 1441903267
OCLC Number: 495478495
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
About the Author --
Sir Patrick Moore, Observer Extraordinaire --
The Caldwell Objects --
How to Visually Observe the Caldwell Objects --
How to Observe the Caldwell Objects Digitally --
Caldwell Resources --
Index.
Series Title: Astronomers' observing guides.
Responsibility: Martin Mobberley.

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Messier's catalog of 109 "non-stellar" objects is a classic astronomy guide. In 1995, British astronomer Sir Patrick Moore published his own catalog of 109 further objects. This book discusses Moore  Read more...

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