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Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas (Hardcover) (Roger W. Sinnott)
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Perfect for experienced stargazers and beginners alike, Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas will have you exploring the heavens in no time!
Sky & Telescope's celestial atlases are the standard by which all other star atlases have been judged for a half century. Now we've raised the bar again with ourPocket Sky Atlas - Jumbo Edition. There has never been such a wonderfully detailed atlas so handy to take on trips and use at the telescope, thanks to its user-friendly size, convenient spiral-bound design, and easy-to-read labels. The charts show both constellation boundaries and stick figures to help you find your way.
Features of this atlas:
- More than 30,000 stars individually sized according to their relative brightness
- 1,500 deep-sky objects color-coded by type, including 675 galaxies oriented as they appear in the sky
- This Jumbo Edition has 6 new close-up charts, for a total of 10, depicting high-interest star fields.
- Labels even more legible in dim light