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Observing handbook and catalogue of deep-sky objects

Author: Christian B Luginbuhl; Brian A Skiff
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The most detailed guide to observing the deep sky in one volume, now available in paperback.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian B Luginbuhl; Brian A Skiff
ISBN: 0521625564 9780521625562
OCLC Number: 40615558
Notes: "First published 1990"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: List of charts, tables and figures; Prolegomenon; Part I. Amateur Observing: Telescopes; Eyepieces; Finderscopes and finding; Star atlases; Gadgets; Looking through the telescope; Lighting and the recording of notes; Observing locations; Instruments used in the survey of deep-sky objects; Observing sites for the survey; Part II. Deep-Sky Data Sources: Galaxies; Open clusters; Globular clusters; Planetary nebulae; Galactic nebulae; Double stars; Part III. Observations: Notes on references for deep-sky observers; Catalogue; Appendix of double stars.
Other Titles: Catalogue of deep-sky objects
Responsibility: Christian B. Luginbuhl, Brian A. Skiff.

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'In my opinion, this is an indispensable guide for experienced observers and highly recommended.' Astronomy & Space

 
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