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Messier's nebulae and star clusters

Author: Kenneth Glyn Jones
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Series: Practical astronomy handbook series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Kenneth Glyn Jones has revised his definitive version of Messier's catalogue. His own observations and drawings, together with maps and diagrams, make this a valuable introduction to deep sky  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Named Person: Charles Messier
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Glyn Jones
ISBN: 0521370795 9780521370790
OCLC Number: 20262990
Notes: Spine title: Messier's nebulae & star clusters.
Description: xvii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of tables and figures; Plates; Preface; Introduction; 1. Astronomical background to the Messier objects: the 'missing' and 'additional' objects; 2. The Messier objects classified; 3. Observing: equipment, conditions and method; 4. The Messier objects in detail (Nos. 1-104;) Biographical and historical; Maps and appendices; Index of names; Index of subjects; Index of objects.
Series Title: Practical astronomy handbook series, 2.
Other Titles: Messier's nebulae & star clusters.
Responsibility: Kenneth Glyn Jones.
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"...a treasure trove of detail about the Messier Objects....I highly recommend Kenneth Glyn Jones' Messier's Nebulae and Star Clusters. It is a modern 'bible' for all those who wish to take an Read more...

 
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