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The Caldwell objects

Author: Stephen James O'Meara
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Sky Pub. Corp. ; Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2002.
Series: Deep-sky companions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Award-winning amateur astronomer and writer Stephen James O'Meara has written the definitive guide to the Caldwell Catalogue. With its detailed sketches, photographs, and star charts, Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects will show you how to locate and get the most out of observing each of the 109 Caldwell gems. But it is much more than a field guide: O'Meara weaves history, mythology, and cutting-edge  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Charts, diagrams, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen James O'Meara
ISBN: 0933346972 9780933346970 0521827965 9780521827966
OCLC Number: 50004734
Description: xv, 484 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Caldwell Objects --
Twenty Spectacular Non-Caldwell Objects --
The Caldwell Catalog: Basic Data --
Why Messier Did Not Include The Double Cluster In His Catalog --
William Herschel: The Greatest Observer Of All time.
Series Title: Deep-sky companions.
Responsibility: Stephen James O'Meara ; with a foreword by Patrick Moore.
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Compiled by Sir Patrick Moore, the Caldwell Catalog of deep-sky objects covers the entire celestial sphere, highlighting cosmic wonders for observers worldwide. Stephen James O'Meara has tirelessly  Read more...

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'After his brilliant Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects, Steve O'Meara has done it again. [This book] is a beautifully written, personal guide for observing 109 of the most beautiful objects in Read more...

 
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