James Mullaney's Celestial Harvest: 300-Plus Showpieces of the Heavens for PDF

By James Mullaney

ISBN-10: 0486425541

ISBN-13: 9780486425542

This e-book describes greater than three hundred of the best celestial wonders that may be considered with universal "backyard" telescopes. The sunlight, moon, and planets within the Earth's sunlight method, in addition to such brighter asteroids are defined and their positions given, as are open superstar clusters, supernova remnants, and a number of alternative phenomena.

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