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The Resource 3,000 Deep-Sky Objects : An Annotated Catalogue

3,000 Deep-Sky Objects : An Annotated Catalogue

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3,000 Deep-Sky Objects : An Annotated Catalogue
Title
3,000 Deep-Sky Objects
Title remainder
An Annotated Catalogue
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Language
eng
Summary
This book lists 3,000 deep-sky objects visible from the northern hemisphere, described as they appear in the author's powerful binocular telescope. The contents are organized by position for easy identification, and indexed by name and catalog numbers
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dictionaries
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The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
3,000 Deep-Sky Objects : An Annotated Catalogue
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3,000 Deep-Sky Objects : An Annotated Catalogue
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cr
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • 3,000 Deep-Sky Objects -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Part1: Introduction -- Chapter 1: The Observing Project: An Overview -- Chapter 2: Objects Chosen and Mode of Observing -- Chapter 3: Verbal Descriptions vs. Illustrations -- Chapter 4: Instrumentation -- Chapter 5: The GC/NGC Descriptions and the Herschels -- Chapter 6: Observational Parameters in the Descriptions of This Catalogue -- Star Colors -- Double Star Separation -- Relative Brightnesses of Double Star Components -- Brightness of Deep-Sky Object -- Concentration of Galaxy or Globular Cluster -- Shape of Galaxy or Other Deep-Sky Object -- Size of Deep-Sky Object -- Magnitude Equivalence -- Distance Equivalence -- Resolution of Globular Cluster -- Number of Stars in Open Cluster -- Density of Open Cluster -- Chapter 7: The Visual Appearance of Deep-Sky Objects -- Stars -- Galaxies -- Globular Clusters -- Nebulae -- Open Clusters -- Planetary Nebulae -- Chapter 8: Binocular Vision -- Chapter 9: How to Use This Catalogue -- Basic Data -- Data Specific to Each Class of Object -- Bright Star -- Double Star -- Variable Star -- Galaxy -- Globular Cluster -- Nebula -- Open Cluster -- Planetary Nebula -- Abbreviations Used -- Double Stars -- Part2: The Catalogue -- Chapter 10: 0 to 6 Hours: FALL -- Chapter 11: 6 to 12 Hours: WINTER -- Chapter 12: 12 to 18 Hours: SPRING -- Chapter 13: 18 to 24 Hours: SUMMER -- Appendix A Making a Sky Atlas -- Chart Map -- Appendix B Notes on Object Descriptions -- Notes on Descriptions of Galaxies -- Notes on Descriptions of All Objects -- Appendix C The Visibility of Galactic Detail -- Appendix D Building a Binocular Telescope -- The Cassegrain Binocular Telescope (CBT) -- Optics -- Optics Mountings -- Tubes -- Baffle Tubes -- Focusing and Interocular Adjustment -- Inter-Tube Alignment -- Pier and Mount -- Alignment Procedure
  • Addendum Further Observations and Notes -- Index
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