By James Mullaney
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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Celestial Harvest: 300-Plus Showpieces of the Heavens for Telescope Viewing and Contemplation by James Mullaney