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Author Machholz, Don, 1952-

Title The observing guide to the Messier marathon : a handbook and atlas / Don Machholz
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 157 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1 Handbook; Part 2 Atlas
Summary The Messier Catalogue lists one hundred and ten galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. With over 90 easy-to-use star maps, and tips for a successful night of observing, this book will help amateurs with a small telescope to complete the Messier Marathon, or to observe the Messier Objects throughout the year
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-95) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Messier, Charles. Catalogue des n├ębuleuses et des amas d'├ętoiles
Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Astronomy -- Observers' manuals.
Galaxies -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Nebulae -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Stars -- Clusters -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002071562
ISBN 0511063636 (electronic bk.)
0511536453 (electronic bk.)
9780511063633 (electronic bk.)
9780511536458 (electronic bk.)