Observing and cataloguing nebulae and star clusters : from Herschel to Dreyer's new general catalogue /

"The New General Catalogue, originally created in 1888, is the source for referencing bright nebulae and star clusters, both in professional and amateur astronomy. With 7840 entries, it is the most-used historical catalogue of observational astronomy, and NGC numbers are commonly used today. Ho...

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Main Author: Steinicke, Wolfgang.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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