Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects by Stephen James O'Meara,Mario Motta

By Stephen James O'Meara,Mario Motta

The Caldwell Catalogue, compiled via the past due Sir Patrick Moore (1923–2012), has thrilled beginner astronomers all over the world considering that its book in 1995. 20 years on, Stephen James O'Meara revisits his consultant to those 109 deep-sky delights, respiring new existence into them and the 20 extra gazing pursuits incorporated as an appendix. This moment variation keeps O'Meara's targeted visible descriptions and sketches, followed via attractive new photos taken by way of novice photographer Mario Motta and observations via Magda Streicher. The astrophysical descriptions were up to date to account for the numerous advances in our figuring out of the items, no longer least as a result of an armada of space-borne observatories and the hot applied sciences utilized in huge ground-based telescopes. excellent for observers who've accomplished the Messier items and are trying to find their subsequent problem, Deep-Sky partners: The Caldwell gadgets is a becoming tribute from a well known visible observer to 1 of astronomy's most renowned personalities.

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