Volume I of this comprehensive three-part guide to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system ranges from Andromeda through Cetus. Objects are grouped according to constellation, and their definitions feature names, coordinates, classifications, and physical descriptions. Additional notes offer fascinating historical information. Hundreds of visual aids. 1977 edition.
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12 spect 13-inch telescope 8k relfix 9 relfix absolute magnitude actual luminosity Alpha Andromeda Galaxy annual proper motion appears Aquilae astronomical Aurigae Beta binary brightest Cassiopeiae celestial Centauri Cepheid Ceti color companion constellation cpm pair DESCRIPTIVE NOTES Cont'd diam diameter dist dec dist inc DIST PA YR DOUBLE AND MULTIPLE Double star Ecl.bin eclipse faint fainter galactic globular Irr Spect known light curve LIST OF DOUBLE Lowell Observatory luminosity MAGS NOTES RA main sequence mass maximum miles per second million MULTIPLE STARS Cont'd NAME DIST nebula nebulosity nova object observed optical orbit parallax period photographic Position proper motion RA & DEC radial velocity red dwarf second in approach second in recession Semi-reg separation Sirius spect A2 spect B9 spect G5 spect K0 spectral type spectroscopic spectrum SS Cygni star cluster stars mags STARS NAME stellar supernova VARIABLE STARS visual white dwarf YR MAGS NOTES