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By Walter Scott Houston

Highlights from Sky & Telescope's Deep-Sky Wonders column exhibit the independence of notion and devotion to craft that made author "Scotty" Houston a favourite between readers for nearly 50 years. Sky & Telescope journal contributing editor Stephen James O'Meara has chosen and organized the simplest of Scotty's paintings right into a year-round consultant to the big name clusters, nebulae, and galaxies that trap skygazers into their backyards on transparent, darkish nights. Scotty intersperses his attractive statement with professional recommendation on changing into a extra able observer.

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