A Field Guide to Deep-Sky Objects, Paperback / softback Book

A Field Guide to Deep-Sky Objects Paperback / softback

Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series series

Description

This star guide enables amateur astronomers to focus on a class of object, and using an observation list that begins with the easiest object, find and move progressively over a period of months to more difficult targets.

Includes detailed descriptive summaries of each class of object.

Amateur astronomers of all levels will find this book invaluable for its broad-ranging background material, its lists of fascinating objects, and for its power to improve practical observing skills while viewing many different types of deep-sky objects. This new edition of A Field Guide to Deep-sky Objects brings in a correction of out-of-date science along with two new chapters; Transient objects, and Naked-Eye Deep Sky Objects.

This edition adds up-to-date information and on the objects mentioned above.

This new edition of A Field Guide to Deep-sky Objects brings in a correction of out-of-date science along with two new chapters; Transient objects, and Naked-Eye Deep Sky Objects.

This edition adds up-to-date information and on the objects mentioned above.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 261 pages, 2 Illustrations, color; 59 Illustrations, black and white; XVII, 261 p. 61 illus., 2 illu
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular astronomy & space
  • ISBN: 9781461412656

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