The Observer’s Sky Atlas: With 50 Star Charts Covering the by Erich Karkoschka

By Erich Karkoschka

- encompasses a brief creation to gazing, a radical description of the megastar charts and tables, a word list and lots more and plenty more

- excellent for either the newbie and pro observer

- totally revised version of a best-selling and highly-praised sky atlas

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E ". '. • ,. ' • .. , '. ' " " ," •• , ' _. ' ~,N\& " • o N20 N orthern Sky, Summer Constellations NEBULA Const. 6913 M29 6940 6960 IC 5067 6992 7000 7027 Cyg Vul Cyg Cyg Cyg Cyg Cyg 6913 M29 6940 6960 7027 only a few stars in rich field, inconspicuous at too high power large nebulous patch in binoculars, nicely resolved in a telescope Veil Nebula, Cirrus Nebula, Filamentary Nebula, dim filaments on both sides of the foreground star 52Cygni, see also NGC6992 Pelican Nebula, invisible except at lowest magnification, distinct only through a nebular filter, test object for dark sky Veil Nebula, Cirrus Nebula, Network Nebula, supernova remnant, very dark sky and lowest magnification essential, impressive filaments visible when using a nebular filter (NGC 6992-6995) North Amerka Nebula, easier to find with unaided eye than with a telescope, nebular filter very helpful, region with highest contrast is "Mexico", northern part merges into Milky Way easily visible as astar, only at very high magnification as a disk STAR 31 0 1 Cyg 29 Cyg 32 0 2 Cyg 34 Cyg 37 "f Cyg 41 Cyg 46 w2 Cyg 50 a Cyg 52 Cyg 53 f Cyg 54 A Cyg T Vul 58 11 Cyg 62 Cyg 64 ( Cyg Mag.

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L. ""M\\O "-Q) - MR '~RIAHGUlÜM: ... ' ... ~~O~O~tO~ , ~ _:. : 'I ". , , \\ 0' " , . t, N2 NEBULA 281 457 559 581 M103 654 663 869 884 281 457 559 581 654 663 N orthern Sky, Fall Constellations Const. Cas Cas Cas Cas Cas Cas Per Per Mag. Size 8 m 11~,) 25' 7 9 12 8 8 6 6 n 8 8 8 5 7 9 12 25 4! 8 4! 8 25 STAR Spec. Mag. 8 dA2 V ß Cas , BINARY 14 A Cas 24 '1 Cas Mag. 1 , 28 T;)::Ee Diff Open Open Open Open Open Open Open Vis. bn op Op op Op op ey ey Dist. A. Oh 53 m 1 19 1 29 1 33 144 1 46 219 222 Dec.

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