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Burnham"s celestial handbook an observer"s guide to the Universe beyond the solar system by Robert Burnham

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomie,
  • Observers" manuals,
  • Manuels d"observation,
  • Astronomy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Other titlesCelestial handbook.
StatementRobert Burnham, Jr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB64 .B85 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. (2138 p.) :
Number of Pages2138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24768801M
ISBN 10048623567X, 0486240657, 0486236730
ISBN 109780486235677, 9780486240657, 9780486236735
LC Control Number77082888
OCLC/WorldCa3863848

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Chamaeleon Through OrionWhile there are many books on stars, there is only one Celestial Handbook. Now completely revised through , this unique and necessary reference is available once again to guide amateur and advanced astronomers in their knowledge and enjoyment of the stars. Burnhams Celestial Handbooks may be a little dated /5(19). Robert Burnham, Jr., who was on the staff of the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona, conceived the idea of The Celestial Handbook decades ago, when he began assembling a notebook of all the major facts published about each celestial object. In its former, privately printed edition, this handbook was acclaimed as one of the most helpful. The books were Burnham’s Celestial Handbook, a three volume compendium on observational astronomy. A few weeks back we did a piece on the man, Robert Burnham Jr. and his tempestuous life; now I’d like to break with tradition a bit a provide a review of this indispensable astronomical classic.   Robert Burnham, Jr., who was on the staff of the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona, conceived the idea of The Celestial Handbook decades ago, when he began assembling a notebook of all the major facts published about each celestial object. In its former, privately printed edition, this handbook was acclaimed as one of the most helpful 5/5(1).

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