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By Stephen James O'Meara,Mario Motta

ISBN-10: 1107083974

ISBN-13: 9781107083974

The Caldwell Catalogue, compiled by way of the overdue Sir Patrick Moore (1923–2012), has overjoyed beginner astronomers around the world on the grounds that its booklet in 1995. 20 years on, Stephen James O'Meara revisits his advisor to those 109 deep-sky delights, respiring new existence into them and the 20 extra gazing objectives incorporated as an appendix. This moment variation keeps O'Meara's specified visible descriptions and sketches, observed via wonderful new pictures taken by way of novice photographer Mario Motta and observations by way of Magda Streicher. The astrophysical descriptions were up to date to account for the numerous advances in our realizing of the gadgets, no longer least as a result of an armada of space-borne observatories and the recent applied sciences utilized in huge ground-based telescopes. excellent for observers who've accomplished the Messier gadgets and are searhing for their subsequent problem, Deep-Sky partners: The Caldwell gadgets is a becoming tribute from a popular visible observer to 1 of astronomy's most famed personalities.

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