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The Cambridge Star Atlas [Hardcover]

Wil Tirion
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'Star maps of beauty and clarity are the hallmark of Wil Tirion. Imagine that you are anywhere in the world and want to know what stars are in the sky at any time; then his colourful and handy Cambridge Star Atlas … is the book for you.' New Scientist '[This star atlas] is among the best I have ever used.' Alex Lovell, GNOMON

'… a painstakingly produced book … literally opens up a galaxy of information.' Reference Reviews

'... excellent value for money'. David Stickland, The Observatory

Book Description

The Cambridge Star Atlas is a general atlas of the sky for beginners, and also for more advanced observers. The 20 charts are in full colour, making them attractive and easy to use. With maps that can be used world wide and all through the year this book is a must for any keen astronomer.

From the Author

Comment on the THIRD edition of the Cambridge Star Atlas
The third edition of the Cambridge Star Atlas is a vast improvement compared to the second edition. The 20 main star charts have completely been redrawn, using computer techniques and the maps contain more deepsky objects. Consequently there are completely new tables to accompany the maps.

Wil Tirion --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Wil Tirion is a full-time uranographer. He has always had an interest in astronomy, and especially star charts, and has contributed to many atlases, books and magazines in astronomy. In recognition for his work the minor planet, 4648 Tirion (1931 UE), is named after him. --This text refers to the Spiral-bound edition.
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