"The Philip's Pocket Star Atlas" is a highly practical atlas in a compact format for use out of doors. It contains a series of maps showing the entire night sky, as well as a mass of useful astronomical data. It is suitable for use anywhere in the world. This popular atlas is now in its fourth edition, for which it has been revised, updated and expanded. It presents the sky in a series of 16 maps, showing stars down to magnitude 5.5. This means all stars are visible to the naked eye in semi-rural conditions.
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John Cox is co-developer, with Richard Monkhouse, of the astronomy catalogue imaging program 'Starry8', which has been used to generate the maps in the Pocket Star Atlas. He is based in Norfolk.
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Descrizione libro Philips, London, UK, 2005. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. 4th Edition. New book in excellent condition. Compact star atlas, an ideal companion for observing the night sky with the naked eye, binoculars or small telescope. 18 detailed maps cover the entire night sky and can be used anywhere on Earth. Accompanied by tables listing brightest stars, variable stars, double stars, star clusters and galaxies. ALso contains concise explanations and colourful diagrams to help the less-experienced astronomer. Codice libro della libreria 002396