Download E-books Celestial Harvest: 300-Plus Showpieces of the Heavens for Telescope Viewing and Contemplation (Dover Books on Astronomy) PDF

By James Mullaney

This ebook describes over three hundred celestial wonders that may be seen with universal binoculars and low-power "backyard" telescopes incorporating refractors and reflectors.
In addition to such showpieces because the Andromeda Galaxy, the biggest and brightest of all galaxies after the Milky means, and the Blue Snowball, one of many autumn sky's notable planetary nebulas, over 20 different exact gadgets are indexed and characterised, lots of that are seen to the unaided eye on a dismal, transparent night.
The sunlight, moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and different individuals of the earth’s sun procedure also are defined, as are such vibrant asteroids as Ceres, Juno, and Vesta; open celebrity clusters, diffuse nebulas, supernova remnants, spiral galaxies, elliptical galaxies, and a number of different astronomical phenomena. An abbreviated descriptive structure is used to house as a lot info on remark as attainable for either box and armchair use.

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