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Galaxies and How to Observe Them (Astronomers' Observing Guides)

Wolfgang Steinicke, Richard Jakiel


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This book is a unique work satisfying the need for a modern, comprehensive review of all major aspects of galaxy observation. The book combines the physical background on the nature and data of galaxies, the relevant instrumentation and viewing techniques, and finally the targets and their individual appearance in telescopes of various apertures. This is the only book to specialize on visual observation of galaxies and by expertly addressing the entire spectrum the book will greatly appeal to beginners and experienced stargazers alike. It is clearly structured with outstanding images and graphics, and it contains extensive listing of up-to-date literature, references, data sources and websites. Written by two widely published, internationally acclaimed experts, this book reflects their lifelong passion for deep sky observation.

Springer, 9781852337520, 248pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 2006