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1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die

The Best Sky Objects for Star Gazers

Bakich, Michael E.

2010, XIII, 479 p.

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  • Highlights the 1,001 best and brightest sky objects to observe
  • Detailed finder charts make objects simple to find
  • Objects for all levels of observers that range from ‘easy’ to ‘challenging’
  • Hundreds of images that readers can compare with their own telescope views
Many deep-sky objects that can appear quite wonderful in photographs can be hard to observe in the telescope. This book is your guide to the more interesting nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies, objects that will bring gasps when you see them through a telescope. Author Michael E. Bakich shows you how to spot constellations you’ve heard of but haven’t been able to find. He gives you lists of bright deep-sky objects to target on clear nights. And he guides your search for the famous named splendors you’ve heard of — and perhaps seen a picture of — and would like to see through your own telescope. Bakich, an observer since he was in third grade, knows the sky better than most. In his current position as senior editor and also photo editor for the highly regarded Astronomy magazine, he has the technical expertise and finely honed communication skills to help you easily locate the best sites in the sky. His more than 250 astroimages help you identify the detail in these sky wonders. Bakich organizes his 1,001 objects according to their best viewing months, so anytime is a good time to pick up this book and start observing. As long as you know what month it is, just head for that chapter, set up your scope, and off you go!

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Astronomy - Best Celestial Objects - Brightest Objects in the Sky - Celestial Wonders - Observing List - Practical Observation - Spectacular Objects in the Sky - Visual Observing - celestial bodies

Related subjects » Astronomy, Observations and Techniques - Popular Astronomy

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