Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden Treasures
By (author) Stephen James O'Meara
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Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden Treasures by Stephen James O'Meara
Book DescriptionStephen O'Meara's new and exciting observing guide spotlights an original selection of 109 deep-sky objects that will appeal to sky-watchers worldwide. His 'hidden treasures' include a wonderful assortment of galaxies, open clusters, planetary nebulae and more, all of which have been carefully chosen based on their popularity and ease of observing. None of these objects are included in either the Messier or the Caldwell catalogs, and all are visible in a 4-inch telescope under dark skies. Stunning photographs and beautiful drawings accompany detailed visual descriptions of the objects, which include their rich histories and astrophysical significance. The author's original finder charts are designed to help observers get to their targets fast and efficiently.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521837040
(254mm x 174mm x 51mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen James O'Meara
Deep-Sky Companions, Hardback (September 2016)
Featuring stunning images, updated observations and astrophysical descriptions, this is ideal for observers in search of a new challenge.
Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects, Hardback (March 2014)
This updated Deep-Sky Companion features improved star charts for finding every Messier Object and a complete history of their discovery.
Deep-sky Companions: Southern Gems, Hardback (April 2013)
This text presents 120 deep-sky objects for southern hemisphere stargazers, each accompanied by beautiful images, finder charts and lucid commentary.
Deep-sky Companions: The Secret Deep, Hardback (June 2011)» View all books by Stephen James O'Meara
An essential guide for any deep-sky observer, featuring 109 new objects, each accompanied by photographs, sketches and finder charts.
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Author Biography - Stephen James O'Meara
Stephen James O'Meara is an award-winning astronomer, former senior editor of Sky & Telescope magazine and author of the Deep Sky Companions books The Messier Objects (0521553326) and The Caldwell Objects (0521827965).
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