By Richard Harshaw

ISBN-10: 0387468935

ISBN-13: 9780387468938

ISBN-10: 0387468951

ISBN-13: 9780387468952

This consultant comprises descriptions and charts for a complete of virtually 14,000 gadgets, and is among the greatest and so much entire Atlas of the Universe ever created for beginner astronomers.

Spanning a few 13,000 pages, this can be a venture that's attainable simply with Springer Extras.

The atlas covers the entire variety of gadgets viewable through novice astronomers with eight - to 11-inch telescopes, north of approximately range +40 levels. every little thing defined the following will be saw from suburban websites. Large-scale finder charts - in either common and mirror-image "SCT" perspectives - besides the vast record of 14,000 items offer an in depth looking at advisor for nearly any sensible beginner astronomer.

Around 10,750 of the gadgets are double or a number of stars; the remainder 3000 or so characterize the opposite periods of deep-sky gadgets. Double stars dominate this paintings for 2 purposes. First, for telescopes of modest aperture they're by way of some distance the main quite a few form of item and moment, double stars are typically vivid sufficient to be simply saw from city websites. the opposite deep-sky items comprise many galaxies (1573 of them), and even supposing dark-sky websites are after all most sensible, lots of those will be obvious in skies that almost all amateurs could write off as hopeless for the duty. There are 580 open clusters, 109 globular clusters, 148 planetary nebulae, plus a number of others.

The entire CD Atlas of the Universe is a source that can simply give you the foundation of a complete life of observing!

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This consultant includes descriptions and charts for a complete of virtually 14,000 items, and is likely one of the biggest and such a lot accomplished Atlas of the Universe ever created for newbie astronomers. Spanning a few 13,000 pages, it is a undertaking that's attainable purely with Springer Extras. The atlas covers the entire diversity of items viewable by way of novice astronomers with eight - to 11-inch telescopes, north of approximately range +40 levels.

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Leonard, 1896–1960. Lewis Thomas Lewis, 1856–1927. Lewis joined the staff of the Royal Observatory in 1881. His major achievement is the book Measures of the Double Stars contained in the Mensurae Micrometricae of F. G. W. Struve (1906). Lhose O. Lohse. LDS W. J. Luyten, 1899–1994. Madler J. Madler. Mason H. C. Mason, 1813–1936. tex December 14, 2006 6:43 The Complete CD Guide to the Universe Milburn W. Milburn. Miller J. A. Miller, 1859–1946. Mitchell S. A. Mitchell. Morgan H. R. Morgan. Motherwell R.

H. Dawson. Dembowski Baron Ercole Dembowski, 1812–1881. Born in Milan on January 12, he was of noble ancestry on his father’s side. His early life was in the military and only turned to astronomy after meeting an astronomer (Antonio Nobile) sometime after 1843. He published his first list of pairs in 1851, which consisted of accurate measurements of 127 of F. G. Struve’s list. Beginning in 1858, he made a thorough update to Struve’s Dorpat Catalog. Doberck W. A. Doberck. Donner H. F. Donner. Doolittle Eric Doolittle, 1869–1920, an American.

Suppose now you wanted to see what is covered in Cancer, the Crab. You would click the Objects Sorted by Constellation in Alpha-Numeric Order icon to open the constellation index file. What Is in the Support Files? Clicking on the Open the Support Files icon on the Main Menu opens the Support Files submenu. tex December 14, 2006 9:54 The Complete CD Guide to the Universe This menu offers a rich treasury of files to help increase your observing efficiency and pleasure. We will begin by examining what the Open a Set of Observing Forms icon does.

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