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  Skywatch Library Skywatcher Library: Astronomy: Skywatcher Library - Star Atlas-STAR ATLASES AND FIELD GUIDES

STAR ATLASES AND FIELD GUIDES

A star atlas is a road map to the sky. It can help you find hundreds oftelescopic targets, but you must first know how to find key constellations and bright stars. This is where a planisphere can help. These "star wheels" show the entire sky on a disk that rotates to any date and time of night.

 
 
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  Skywatch Library Skywatcher Library: Astronomy: Skywatcher Library - Catalogue-THE NEW GENERAL CATALOGUE

THE NEW GENERAL CATALOGUE

In 1874, the largest telescope in the world was owned by an amateur astronomer. At his ancestral home of Bin Castle, Ireland, the third Earl of Rosse, William Parsons, built what became known as the "Leviathan of Parsonstown". For its day, it was a monster—a 72 inch (1.8 m) diameter telescope slung on cables between two massive brick walls.

 
 
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  Skywatch Library Skywatcher Library: Astronomy: Skywatcher Library - DEEP-SKY CATALOGS

DEEP-SKY CATALOGS

A glance at any star map reveals cryptic references to objects such as M31, NGC 4565, and IC 434. What do they mean?

 
 
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  Skywatch Library Skywatcher Library: Astronomy: Skywatcher Library - CELESTIAL HANDBOOKS

CELESTIAL HANDBOOKS

Many of these catalogs are now out of print or inaccessible to amateurs, but some excellent encyclopedic works are still available.

 
 
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  Skywatch Library Skywatcher Library: Astronomy: Skywatcher Library

THE SKYWATCHER'S LIBRARY

Exploring the universe of information about astronomy can be almost as engrossing as exploring the universe itself.

 
 
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