Deep-Sky Companions: The Secret Deep

Manufacturer
Cambridge University Press
Categories
Books, DVD's, Maps & Planispheres

Deep-Sky Companions: The Secret Deep
by Stephen James O'Meara

Hardback
498pages
435 b/w illus.
Dimensions: 254 x 174 mm
Weight: 1.19kg

In this fresh list, Stephen James O'Meara presents 109 new objects for stargazers to observe. The Secret Deep list contains many exceptional objects, including a planetary nebula whose last thermal pulse produced a circumstellar shell similar to the one expected in the final days of our Sun's life; a piece of the only supernova remnant known visible to the unaided eye; the flattest galaxy known; the largest edge-on galaxy in the heavens; the brightest quasar; and the companion star to one of the first black hole candidates ever discovered. Each object is accompanied by beautiful photographs and sketches, original finder charts, visual histories and up-to-date astrophysical information to enrich the observing experience. Featuring galaxies, clusters and nebulae not covered in other Deep-Sky Companions books, this is a wonderful addition to the series and an essential guide for any deep-sky observer

Features
• A fresh, new list of 109 deep-sky gazing challenges not previously featured in the Deep-Sky Companions series
• Features many amazing objects, including the flattest galaxy known and the companion star to one of the first black hole candidates ever discovered
• Filled with beautiful photographs and sketches and O'Meara's original finder charts and directions to finding the objects.

 

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