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Deep Sky Companions

The Messier Objects (Deep-Sky Companions)

by Stephen James O"Meara

  • 227 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology & the universe,
  • Popular astronomy,
  • Stars,
  • Descriptive Astronomy,
  • Astronomical Maps And Guides,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Galaxies,
  • Astronomy - Star Guides,
  • Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc,
  • Catalogue des nebuleuses et amas d"etoiles,
  • Messier, Charles,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Astronomy,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Charts, diagrams, etc,
  • Observers" manuals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7746139M
    ISBN 100521553326
    ISBN 109780521553322

      Stephen James O'Meara is an award-winning astronomer, former senior editor of Sky & Telescope magazine and author of the Deep Sky Companions books The Messier Objects () and The Caldwell Objects ().4/5(1). B. Ishak, Contemporary Physics Review of the first edition: "Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects is a beautifully written, personal guide for observing of the most beautiful objects in the night sky, plus twenty more personally chosen deep-sky treasures.5/5(6).

    The galaxies, star clusters and nebulae catalogued by the comet hunter Charles Messier in the late s are still the most widely observed celestial wonders in the heavens. They are the favourite targets of amateur astronomers, with such rich variety and detail that they never cease to fascinate. This book provides new and experienced observers with a fresh perspective on . Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects by Stephen James O'Meara A new collection from Sky and Telescope's popular columnist. The second in the Deep-Sky Companions series, this book is the ultimate road map to Patrick Moore's catalog of star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies that didn't make it onto the Messier list.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Deep-Sky Companions - The Messier Objects by Stephen James O'Meara (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).   The "Deep-Sky Companions" series is exactly what we needed to engage the budding amateur astronomers in Tanzania. Once the basics of RA, Dec, and magnitude were understood, they were able to use these books as guides much as we would an atlas for Earth-based geography, scanning the pages for those objects they can see from the equator at this /5(26).


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Praise for Deep-Sky Companions: 'Steve O'Meara has done it again. [This book] is a beautifully written, personal guide for observing of the most beautiful objects in the night sky, plus 20 more personally chosen deep-sky by: 1.

The Deep Sky Companion Series of books are must-haves for anyone doing anything from casual to serious observing. As well as the series being well written and informative, the selection of objects the author chooses is top-notch and "The Secret Deep" is no exception/5(18). it's fascinating that, after more than two centuries and enormous leaps in astronomical knowledge, charles messier's 18th century catalog of deep sky objects (and a quintet of faint stars) is still current among deep sky astronomers from amateurs to pros.

enter NGC in the computerized goto function of most modern telescopes, and it will reply that you're looking for /5(37). it's fascinating that, after more than two centuries and enormous leaps in astronomical knowledge, charles messier's 18th century catalog of deep sky objects (and a quintet of faint stars) is still current among deep sky astronomers from amateurs to pros.

enter NGC in the computerized goto function of most modern telescopes, and it will reply that you're looking for /5(43). The "Deep-Sky Companions" series is exactly what we needed to engage the budding amateur astronomers in Tanzania.

Once the basics of RA, Dec, and magnitude were understood, they were able to use these books as guides much as we would an atlas for Earth-based geography, scanning the pages for those objects they can see from the equator at this time of year.4/4(15).

Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects. Charles Messier () devoted much of his life to searching the skies for comets. As he continued his comet hunting, Messier added other curious deep-sky objects to the list, largely with help from a young rival, Pierre Mechain.

By the Messier catalog had grown to entries/5. Book Description. This fresh list of deep-sky objects for southern hemisphere stargazers includes many exceptional objects catalogued by James Dunlop. Each is accompanied by beautiful images, finder charts, and a lucid by: 1.

Stephen James O'Meara is author of several highly acclaimed books, including others in the celebrated Deep-Sky Companions series. He is well known for his precise drawings of astronomical objects as seen through the telescope, his engaging and informative writing style and for his remarkable skills as a visual observer/5(18).

Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects. For more than two centuries, amateur astronomers have earned their stripes by observing the star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies cataloged by French comet hunter Charles Messier/5. Despite the recommendation that it is to be used together with Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects this book can actually stand alone Under a dark sky condition, the objects are all observable with at least a 4-inch telescope, binoculars or even just the naked eye.' B.

Ishak Source: Contemporary Physics. The author of the celebrated book Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects, O'Meara has spent much of his career on the editorial staff of Sky & Telescope magazine. Patrick Moore was born on March 4, He is one of the most prolific authors of popular astronomy books.

Deep-Sky Companions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this fresh list, Stephen James O'Meara presents new objects for /5(10). Stephen O'Meara's new and exciting observing guide spotlights an original selection of deep-sky objects that will appeal to sky-watchers worldwide.

His 'hidden treasures' include a wonderful assortment of galaxies, open clusters, planetary nebulae and more, all of which have been carefully chosen based on /5(29).

If there were a canon for viewing the night sky, Charles Messier would be its author. The galaxies, star clusters, and nebulae cataloged by the famous comet hunter in the late s are still the most widely observed celestial wonders in the heavens.

They are the favorite targets of amateur astronomers, with such rich variety and detail that they never cease to fascinate.4/5(1). Page 1 of 3 - Deep sky companions - Stephen OMeara. - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: Does anybody own and use the Deep sky companions books by Stephen James OMeara.

Either the Messier Objects, Caldwell Objects or the Hidden Treasures books, if so what do you think about them and are they suitable for a beginner. "Stephen James O'Meara's Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects is an indispensable guide for anyone who observes the night sky with a quality amateur telescope from a reasonably dark place.

Here are tips for viewing - and understanding - more than one hundred entrancing galaxies, star clusters and nebulae available to the backyard : Stephen James O'meara.

Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects Stephen James O'Meara, Patrick Moore For more than two centuries, amateur astronomers have earned their stripes by observing the star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies cataloged by French comet hunter Charles Messier. "Stephen James O'Meara's Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects is an indispensable guide for anyone who observes the night sky with a quality amateur telescope from a reasonably dark place.

Here are tips for viewing - and understanding - more than one hundred entrancing galaxies, star clusters and nebulae available to the backyard enthusiast/5(28).

Stephen James O'Meara has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. Stephen James O'Meara’s most popular book is Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects.

Buy Deep-Sky Companions: The Secret Deep by Stephen James O'Meara (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(18).

his book Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects when he wrote, “Of course, no photograph can record emotion. When I finally pick out a faint blur in the sky and realize that it is a galaxy 40 million light-years away, well, the visual image might not be all that impressive, but I am in awe of it nevertheless.”.Deep Sky Companions: Hidden Treasures by Stephen James O'Meara Reviewed by Thomas Watson Cambridge University Press/Sky Publishing In the two volumes of Deep Sky Companions published prior to Hidden Treasures (DSC: The Messier Objects and DSC: The Caldwell Objects) author Stephen James O'Meara provided observing guides to a pair of very well known deep sky .Deep-Sky Companions | In Southern Gems, Stephen James O'Meara makes a detour beneath the southern skies, presenting a fresh list of deep-sky objects for southern hemisphere stargazers to observe.

Showcasing many exceptional objects catalogued by the pioneering observer James Dunlop, known as the 'Messier of the southern skies', all are visible through .