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Deep-sky wonders : a tour of the universe with Sky & telescope's Sue French.

Author: Sue French
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2011.
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Wonders of the deep sky and detailed telescope instructions for observations.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue French
ISBN: 9781554077939 1554077931
OCLC Number: 709668230
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: [Pt. 1]. Winter --
[ch. 1]. January --
Winter wonders --
Northern nights --
Cruising down the river --
Heavenly beauties --
Chasing the starry cetus --
Perseus' flying mantle --
The segment of Perseus --
Auriga, the Charioteer --
[ch. 2]. February --
Touring Orion's sword --
Hondierna's Auriga --
g The giant's shield --
Icy blue diamonds --
Hazy gleams and starry streams --
Starry nights --
Copeland's lost trigon --
Auriga's riches --
[ch. 3]. March --
Double your fun --
Perambulations in puppis --
The flight of the unicorn --
Dog-and-pony show --
Bark with the overdog --
By jiminy! --
In starry skies --
Keeper of secrets [Pt. 2]. Spring --
[ch. 4]. April --
Gregarious galaxies --
Highlights of Hydra --
A bear's bunch --
Leo's 11th hour --
The lion's lair --
Bear toes --
The dry bear --
Between the bears --
[ch. 5]. May --
A toehold in the Virgo Cluster --
Coma squared --
Markarian's chain --
Bowled over in Ursa Major --
Ode to joy --
V is for Virgo --
The immortal beast --
As the crow flies --
The gossamers of Coma Berenices --
[ch. 6]. June --
Dazzling doubles, glittering globulars --
Polar nights --
Follow the arc --
Embracing edasich --
Canes redux --
Where Virgo walks --
Flying off the handle --
Whorls of stars --
Southern skies [Pt. 3]. Summer --
[ch. 7]. July --
Around the bend in Draco --
Study by beauty --
Scuttling around the scorpion --
The galactic dark horse --
Heavenly hero --
The 12 labors of Hercules --
Magical things --
Night of the scorpion --
[ch. 8]. August --
Night of the trifid --
After tea --
Leagues of stars --
More summer planetaries --
Snake wrangler --
Return of the hero --
Stars unnumbered --
The glorious eagle --
Gold dust --
[ch. 9]. September --
Lyre lessons --
The gem of the Milky Way --
Summer's bright planetaries --
The towering eagle --
Foxfire nights --
The graceful swan --
Magic nights of stars --
Sagittarius star cities --
Cosmic capture [Pt. 4]. Autumn --
[ch. 10]. October --
Hunting messiers with the horse and the water boy --
On the wings of a swan --
Navigating North America --
A Cygnus sampler --
Return of the little fox --
Unsung marvels in Cygnus --
Arion's dolphin --
Splashing around the dolphin --
[ch. 11]. Hunting down the helix --
A regal treasure trove --
The starred lizard --
A Cygnus sampler, part II --
Sovereign splendors --
The winged horse --
Frederick's glory --
Flying horse fish --
[ch. 12]. Sculpting the south Galactic Pole --
File under W - Unsung star clusters --
Island universe --
A whale of a tale --
Square dancing --
The darkling fish --
Zeroing in on cassiopeia --
Star maps --
Resources --
Deep-sky index.
Other Titles: Sky and telescope.
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A collection of articles from the author's 'Deep-Sky Wonders' column in Sky & Telescope magazine.  Read more...

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A very good guide.... Recommended for all readers who want to take a look at the night sky.--Jack W. Weigel"Library Journal Xpress Reviews" (01/06/2012) A very good guide... Recommended for all Read more...

 
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