Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-Sky Objects

By Christian B. Luginbuhl

This is often the main specified advisor to watching galaxies, clusters and nebulae on hand in one quantity. The items integrated diversity from these seen in binoculars to faint galaxies requiring a 30 cm telescope. for many gadgets descriptions are given for a number of telescope apertures; comprises information no longer on hand in other places.

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