The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Them

The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Them

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Amateur astronomers are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. This exciting book retraces the steps of the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer who ever lived. This is a practical guide to locating and viewing the most impressive of Herschela€™s star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, cataloging more than 600 of the brightest objects, and offering detailed descriptions and images of 150 to 200 of the best.William Herschel began his telescope-making career in 1773 by experimenting with relatively small refractors (small in ... him from his musical duties a€“ did not entirely meet his expenses, and so he began to make and sell telescopes privately.

Title:The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Them
Author:James Mullaney
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-07-23


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