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The Herschel Objects, and How to Observe Them

Author: James Mullaney
Publisher: [New York] : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2007.
Series: Astronomers' Observing Guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Amateur astronomers are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. This is a practical guide to locating and viewing the most impressive of Herschel's star clusters, nebulae and galaxies,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Mullaney
ISBN: 9780387681245 0387681248 9780387681252 0387681256
OCLC Number: 318298501
Contents: William Herschel's Life, Telescopes and Catalogs.- Herschel's Telescopes.- Herschel's Catalogs and Classes.- Observing Techniques.- Exploring The Herschel Showpieces.- Showpieces of Class I.- Showpieces of Class IV.- Showpieces of Class V.- Showpieces of Class VI.- Showpieces of Class VII.- Showpieces of Class VIII.- Samples of Classes II & III.- Showpieces Missed by Herschel.- The "Missing" Herschel Objects.- Conclusion.
Series Title: Astronomers' Observing Guides.
Responsibility: James Mullaney.
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