Norton's 2000.0: Star Atlas and Reference Handbook (epoch 2000.0)

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Longman Scientific & Technical, 1989 - Science - 179 pages
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This is considered to be the most famous star atlas in the world - known by generations of amateur astronomers as simply Nortons. It is designed to be a leading reference handbook for astronomers. bringing the information fully up-to-date and reflecting new and exciting developments in observational astronomy. for the Standard Epoch of 2000.0, using state-of-the-art computer techniques specially developed for this 18th edition.

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Contents

POSITION AND TIME
39
PRACTICAL ASTRONOMY
59
THE SOLAR SYSTEM
81
STARS NEBULAE AND GALAXIES
128
appendix
162
Index
175
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About the author (1989)

Ian Ridpath is an English astronomy writer and broadcaster, who is also the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy and Norton's Star Atlas. He is a recipient of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Klumpke Roberts Award for outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. For more information about Ian Ridpath's books, talks, and other interests, visit his personal website, ianridpath.com.

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