Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, Volume 3

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Courier Corporation, 1978 - Science - 2138 pages
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While there are many books on stars there is only one "Celestial Handbook." Now completely revised through 1977, this unique and necessary reference is available once again to guide amateur and advanced astronomers in their knowledge and enjoyment of the stars.

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This 3 volume set is a must for amatuer and professional astronomers. It provides detailed information on stars(single, variable & binary), galaxies and nebulea by constellation including coordinates, magnitudes and finding charts. This series is a bit dated but the information is still current. Read full review

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About the author (1978)

Robert Burnham works at "Astronomy" magazine and is a member of the American Astronomical Society and the American Geophysical Union. He is the author of "Advanced Skywatching,"" Exploring the Starry Sky," and "The Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the Universe," He lives in Hales Corners, Wisconsin. Alan Dyer is the author of "The Backyard Astronomer's Guide," Jeff Kanipe is the author of "A Skywatcher's Year,"

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