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The interstellarum Deep Sky Atlas heralds a new era of celestial cartography. It is an innovative, practical tool to choose and find stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. Usually, deep sky objects are shown with just a standard symbol in the star charts. This atlas is different: all objects are shown according to their actual visibility. Four main visibility classes separate out objects that can be seen through 4-, 8- and 12-inch telescopes. Within each visibility class, the objects are labeled in different type weights and using graduated shades and colors for the symbols - the bolder the label or the darker the symbol, the easier it is to see the object. Spiral-bound and printed in red-light friendly colors on fully waterproof material, this full-sky atlas has a limiting magnitude of 9.5, plotting over 200,000 stars. It is the ideal companion for amateur observers of all levels.Read more
- Carefully structured to distinguish between objects visible in different size telescopes, allowing for a customized experience
- Available in a desk edition and 100% waterproof and tear-resistant edition perfect for field observing
- Shows many rare and unusual observing catalogs in their entirety
- Limiting stellar magnitude of 9.5 compares favorably to the specialized end of the star atlas market
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"… if you enjoy a detailed, well-thought-out paper atlas, I urge you to consider the interstellarum Deep Sky Atlas. It combines all the best attributes of the three most popular atlases already available in our hobby, all the while eliminating many negatives. It’s compact and lightweight. It has a substantial number of objects and catalogs plotted, and it’s geared towards observers of all levels. It brings a novel method of categorizing deep-sky objects that proves quite effective, and it has the durability and indestructibility of an M1 tank and will last forever. What’s not to love?"
Dragan Nikin, Astronomy Technology Today
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- Date Published: February 2015
- format: Spiral bound
- isbn: 9781107503397
- length: 264 pages
- copublisher: Oculum-Verlag GmbH
- dimensions: 287 x 285 x 27 mm
- weight: 1.3kg
- contains: 150 maps 3 tables
- availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
Table of Contents
List of catalog abbreviations
The atlas charts
Index of deep sky objects.
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