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The Resource The new atlas of the stars : constellations, stars and celestial objects, Axel Mellinger, Susanne M. Hoffmann ; [English translation, Storm Dunlop]

The new atlas of the stars : constellations, stars and celestial objects, Axel Mellinger, Susanne M. Hoffmann ; [English translation, Storm Dunlop]

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The new atlas of the stars : constellations, stars and celestial objects
Title
The new atlas of the stars
Title remainder
constellations, stars and celestial objects
Statement of responsibility
Axel Mellinger, Susanne M. Hoffmann ; [English translation, Storm Dunlop]
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A reference for stargazers anywhere in the world -- 30 charts with overlays cover the Northern and Southern Hemispheres as well as Equatorial Region. Includes the basics of astrophotography, and practical viewing tips. The ultimate guide for stargazing, anywhere in the world. The scope of The New Atlas of the Stars is remarkably comprehensive. Astronomy buffs and sky watchers will find this abundantly illustrated reference book useful anywhere in the world. Star charts depict the night sky, and this atlas is arranged so that one section of the sky is shown and described on each double-page spread. The two polar regions have their own individual pages. There are 30 charts covering the whole sky, and each chart has a plastic overlay depicting the names of the important stars. The first section of the book is a general overview of astronomy and includes:- Stars and constellations - Historical star charts - The motion of the heavens - Star trails - The Milky Way. The other three sections feature galaxies and constellations found in the Northern Hemisphere, Equatorial Region and Southern Hemisphere. The final section covers the basics of astrophotography and digital imaging as well as practical and useful viewing tips. The New Atlas of the Stars is the ultimate reference for the astronomer
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NLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB65 .M4554 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The new atlas of the stars : constellations, stars and celestial objects, Axel Mellinger, Susanne M. Hoffmann ; [English translation, Storm Dunlop]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Der grosse Kosmos Himmelsatlas
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 96)
Contents
Foreword -- Stars and constellations -- Historical star charts -- Movement of the heavens -- Star trails -- Key charts -- Our Milky Way -- Northern hemisphere: Ursa minor, Polaris and Camelopardalis -- Andromeda galaxy -- Andromeda, Cassiopeia and Cepheus -- Cassiopeia, Persirus and Traiangulum -- Auriga, Gemini and Taurus -- Ursa Major, Lynx and Leo Minor -- Ursa Major and Canes Venatici -- Boötes and Corona Borealis -- Draco, Hercules and Lyra -- Cepheus, Cygnus and Vulpecula -- California nebula -- Equatorial region: Pegasus, Pisces and Aquarius -- Pieces, Cetus and Aries -- Taurus and Eridanus --- Orion, Lepus and Monoceros -- Cancer and Canis Minor -- Lew, Sextans and Hydra -- Coma Berenices, Corvus and Crater -- Virgo and its surroundings -- Corona Borealis, Serpens and Libra -- Serpens, Ophiuchus and Scutum -- Sagitta, Aquila and Delphinus -- Delphinus, Aquarius and Equuleus -- Southern cross -- Southern hemisphere: Sculptor, Phoenix and Tucana -- Eridanus, Horologium and Fornax -- Canis Major, Columba and Dorado -- Three sections of the heavenly ship Argo -- Around the southern cross -- Centaurus, Lupus and Norma -- Sagittarius, Telescopium and Ara -- Capricornus, Pisces Austrinus and Indus -- Eta Carinae Nebula -- Around the South Celestial pole -- Large Magellanic cloud -- Appendices: Astrophotography -- From the starry sky to the computer -- Constellations and deep-sky objects -- Glossary -- Further information
Control code
58052333
Dimensions
34 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9781554071029
Isbn Type
:
Other control number
9781554071029
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • b18502106-01cmich_inst
  • (OCoLC)58052333
Label
The new atlas of the stars : constellations, stars and celestial objects, Axel Mellinger, Susanne M. Hoffmann ; [English translation, Storm Dunlop]
Publication
Note
Translation of: Der grosse Kosmos Himmelsatlas
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 96)
Contents
Foreword -- Stars and constellations -- Historical star charts -- Movement of the heavens -- Star trails -- Key charts -- Our Milky Way -- Northern hemisphere: Ursa minor, Polaris and Camelopardalis -- Andromeda galaxy -- Andromeda, Cassiopeia and Cepheus -- Cassiopeia, Persirus and Traiangulum -- Auriga, Gemini and Taurus -- Ursa Major, Lynx and Leo Minor -- Ursa Major and Canes Venatici -- Boötes and Corona Borealis -- Draco, Hercules and Lyra -- Cepheus, Cygnus and Vulpecula -- California nebula -- Equatorial region: Pegasus, Pisces and Aquarius -- Pieces, Cetus and Aries -- Taurus and Eridanus --- Orion, Lepus and Monoceros -- Cancer and Canis Minor -- Lew, Sextans and Hydra -- Coma Berenices, Corvus and Crater -- Virgo and its surroundings -- Corona Borealis, Serpens and Libra -- Serpens, Ophiuchus and Scutum -- Sagitta, Aquila and Delphinus -- Delphinus, Aquarius and Equuleus -- Southern cross -- Southern hemisphere: Sculptor, Phoenix and Tucana -- Eridanus, Horologium and Fornax -- Canis Major, Columba and Dorado -- Three sections of the heavenly ship Argo -- Around the southern cross -- Centaurus, Lupus and Norma -- Sagittarius, Telescopium and Ara -- Capricornus, Pisces Austrinus and Indus -- Eta Carinae Nebula -- Around the South Celestial pole -- Large Magellanic cloud -- Appendices: Astrophotography -- From the starry sky to the computer -- Constellations and deep-sky objects -- Glossary -- Further information
Control code
58052333
Dimensions
34 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9781554071029
Isbn Type
:
Other control number
9781554071029
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • b18502106-01cmich_inst
  • (OCoLC)58052333

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