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By Stephen James O'Meara,Mario Motta

The Caldwell Catalogue, compiled by way of the overdue Sir Patrick Moore (1923–2012), has extremely joyful novice astronomers around the globe for the reason that its e-book in 1995. 20 years on, Stephen James O'Meara revisits his consultant to those 109 deep-sky delights, respiring new existence into them and the 20 extra staring at pursuits incorporated as an appendix. This moment version keeps O'Meara's special visible descriptions and sketches, observed by means of beautiful new photographs taken by means 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 knowing of the items, now not least because of an armada of space-borne observatories and the hot applied sciences utilized in huge ground-based telescopes. excellent for observers who've accomplished the Messier gadgets and are trying to find their subsequent problem, Deep-Sky partners: The Caldwell items is a becoming tribute from a well known visible observer to 1 of astronomy's most renowned personalities.

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