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Author Bratton, Mark, 1955-

Title The Complete Guide to the Herschel Objects : Sir William Herschel's Star Clusters, Nebulae and Galaxies / Mark Bratton
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (592 pages)
Series Cambridge books online
Contents Introduction -- The telescope maker -- The deep sky before Herschel -- Surveyor of the skies -- The Herschel catalogue: Visual observations; Observing locations and instruments used; Sir William Herschel's original catalogue; Herschel's 'revised' catalogue; Herschel's catalogue (circa 1990); Organization of this guide; Open cluster classification; Globular cluster classification; Planetary nebula classification; Galaxies; Abbreviations in the text; Illustrations; Acknowledgments
Summary Provides a complete re-examination of Herschel's entire catalogue; a must-have for amateur astronomers seeking new and exciting observing challenges
Notes Available through Cambridge books online SHEDL trial from 9th January 2012 to 9th July 2012
Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed 22 Dec 2011)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Astronomy -- Observers' manuals.
Nebulae -- Observers' manuals.
Stars -- Clusters -- Observers' manuals.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011011263
ISBN 0511667582 (ebook)
0521768926 (hardback)
1139223844 (electronic bk.)
9780511667589 (ebook)
9780521768924 (hardback)
9781139223843 (electronic bk.)