The Cambridge Photographic Star Atlas

The Cambridge Photographic Star Atlas

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Axel Mellinger, Ronald Stoyan
Cambridge University Press
Edition: Illustrated, 9/20/2011
EAN 9781107013469, ISBN10: 1107013461

Hardcover, 186 pages, 34.5 x 25.7 x 1.8 cm
Language: English
Originally published in English

Using the latest methods in digital photography and image processing, The Cambridge Photographic Star Atlas presents the whole sky through large-scale photographic images with corresponding charts. Each double-page spread shows a section of the night sky and is accompanied by an inverted chart highlighting and naming double stars, variable stars, open clusters, galactic and planetary nebulae, globular clusters and galaxies. The 82 large-scale charts, with a scale of 1° per cm, identify over 1500 deep-sky objects and 2500 stars. Providing a giant mosaic of the entire sky, this unique atlas is unparalleled in detail and completeness, making it indispensable for visual observers and astrophotographers.

1. User's guide
2. How the atlas was compiled
3. 82 charts of the entire sky
4. Index of labelled objects.