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Concise catalog of deep-sky objects astrophysical information for 550 galaxies, clusters and nebulae /

"This book is for the amateur astronomer who wants to know about the astrophysical nature of deep sky objects. The information is presented in a concise format and is equally valuable when used as background reading or, alternatively, at the telescope eyepiece. The past decades have seen an unp...

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Main Author: Finlay, W. H., 1961-
Other Authors: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Cham : Springer, [2014]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 441 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Edition: Second edition.
Series: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Messier Objects
  • 3. NGC (New General Catalogue) Objects
  • 4. (IC) Index Catalogue Objects and the Large Magellanic Cloud
  • Index.