TitleAtlas of the Messier objects : highlights of the deep sky
Author(s)Ronald Stoyan [and others]
EditionEnglish edition
Description1 online resource (370 pages) : digital, PDF file(s)
Abstract NoteThe 110 star clusters, nebulae and galaxies of Messier's catalog are among the most popular of all the deep sky objects and are beautiful targets for amateur observers of all abilities. This stunning new atlas presents a complete and lively account of all of the Messier objects. Details for each object given include a thoroughly-researched history of its discovery, historical observations and anecdotes, the latest scientific data detailing its astrophysical findings, and clear observational descriptions from naked eye through to large telescopes. In addition, this atlas has some of the world's finest color astrophotos, inverted and labelled photos pointing to hidden details and neighboring objects, as well as historical sketches alongside new deep sky drawings. Quite simply, this is the most far-reaching and beautiful reference on the Messier objects there has ever been, and one that no observer should be without!
NotesTitle from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
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