Objects in the Heavens

By Peter Birren

Objects within the Heavens brings jointly all deep-sky gadgets of magazine 10 or much less in a layout that is handy to be used at-the-scope. Pocket-size astronomy box consultant positive aspects all recognized deep-sky items for telescope and binocular statement. every kind of galaxies, clusters and nebulae have been culled from each to be had catalog, geared up and cross-referenced for ease of use on the viewing website. Object-oriented maps comprise specified symbols to help in settling on gadgets, stars, double stars and asterisms no matter if utilizing a telescope or binoculars. easy sufficient for the newbie; designated for the complicated.
The digest-sized, spiral certain fifth variation gains 717 mag-10 or brighter deep-sky items (not together with seventy four at >mag-10.5) viewable from the northern hemisphere, all with 1.2011 place information. these items of magazine 7 and brighter - 189 ''city'' gadgets - are specifically highlighted within the lists and within the 70 maps. Astronomical information are in ''expanded shorthand'' and set huge for studying through flashlight. Newly integrated within the fifth variation is a 7-page part for viewing the Moon via its day-by-day levels, a hundred and sixty double/multiple stars and short constellation grouping tales to provide an even bigger photo; those tales have confirmed useful educating the sky to young ones of every age.
This multi-purpose consultant is so much handy on the viewing web site rather than wearing better, bulkier books and pcs, or as a significant other to the bigger sky atlases while making plans a night's viewing. it truly is compact dimension makes it excellent for tenting, mountaineering or within the automobile.
Objects within the Heavens - by means of Peter Birren
OITHv5.1 is offered as of October 1, 2011 in the course of the author's web site.
128 pages; black coil; laminated covers; 5.5'' x 8.5''
US $24.95; 128 pages; ISBN: 978-1-55369-662-9

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