Treasures of the Southern Sky (Paperback)
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Treasures of the Southern Sky (Paperback)

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Paperback 190 Pages / Published: 31/10/2012
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This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula, as well as the brilliant star cluster Pismis 24, the beautiful NGC 1532-1 pair of
interacting galaxies and the radiant Toby Jug Nebula.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781493940776
Number of pages: 190
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201


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"`Treasures of the Southern Sky' lets on get acquainted not just with the most impressive deep sky objects on could see there, but also with the history of observing the night sky in the southern hemisphere. ... The main part of the book is composed of photographs of some of the most amazing objects that can be seen there ... . this book is an excellent way to have the southern sky brought home to you." (Kadri Tinn, AstroMadness.com, November, 2013)

"This book fully lives up to its name. Gendler ... have collected more than one hundred photographs of objects in the southern sky--images lush in detail and possessing an engrossing beauty. ... A true treasure of a book--one that can be enjoyed by anyone with an eye for beauty and curiosity about astronomy. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries." (K. D. Fisher, Choice, Vol. 49 (11), August, 2012)

"The book is a pleasure to handle and to look at, and has obviously been produced by enthusiasts to share their own expert awareness, admiration, and appreciation of the treasures to be found in southern skies. ... texts accompanying the illustrations are clear and helpful, and anyone interested in a well-chosen and spectacular array of New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue objects will not only enjoy it but also come away with a greater awareness of the amazing events taking place beyond the Solar System." (Colin Cooke, The Observatory, Vol. 132 (1229), August, 2012)

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