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Burnham's celestial handbook : an observer's guide to the Universe beyond the solar system

Author: Robert Burnham
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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After an extensive introduction in Volume I, which gives the beginner enough information to follow about 80% of the body of the material, the author gives comprehensive coverage to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system that are within the range of telescopes in the two- to twelve-inch range.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Manuels d'observation
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burnham, Robert.
Burnham's celestial handbook.
New York : Dover Publications, 1978
(OCoLC)623882989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Burnham
ISBN: 048623567X 9780486235677 0486240630 9780486240633 0486235688 0486235688 9780486235684 0486236730 9780486236735 0486240657 9780486240657
OCLC Number: 3863848
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 3 volumes (2138 pages) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: V. 1. Andromeda-Cetus. --
v. 2. Chamaeleon-Orion. --
v. 3. Pavo-Vulpecula.
Other Titles: Celestial handbook.
Celestial handbook
Responsibility: Robert Burnham, Jr.
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After an extensive introduction in Volume I, which gives the beginner enough information to follow about 80% of the body of the material, the author gives comprehensive coverage to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system that are within the range of telescopes in the two- to twelve-inch range.

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