Observing the Sky from 30S
by Roberto Mura
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
Number of pages: 86
This atlas contains a set of 24 maps regulated to the latitude of 30S, similar to those of many important cities in the southern hemisphere, such as Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Cape Town, Montevideo and Buenos Aires, as well as information about some double and variable stars and almost 160 deep sky objects.
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