Observing the Sky from 40N
by Roberto Mura
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
Number of pages: 86
This atlas contains a set of 24 maps regulated to the latitude of 40N, similar to those of many important cities in the northern hemisphere, as well as information about some double and variable stars and almost 160 deep sky objects. 8 selected areas of the sky suitable for binoculars are displayed in separated and detailed maps, followed by a short description of those galactic regions.
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