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 Herschelas 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|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-07-23|