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By Stephen James O'Meara,Mario Motta

The Caldwell Catalogue, compiled by way of the past due Sir Patrick Moore (1923–2012), has thrilled beginner astronomers world wide given that its booklet in 1995. two decades on, Stephen James O'Meara revisits his advisor to those 109 deep-sky delights, respiring new lifestyles into them and the 20 extra watching ambitions incorporated as an appendix. This moment variation keeps O'Meara's particular visible descriptions and sketches, followed through gorgeous new pictures taken via novice photographer Mario Motta and observations via Magda Streicher. The astrophysical descriptions were up to date to account for the various advances in our knowing of the items, now not least because of an armada of space-borne observatories and the hot applied sciences utilized in huge ground-based telescopes. perfect for observers who've accomplished the Messier items and are trying to find their subsequent problem, Deep-Sky partners: The Caldwell items is a becoming tribute from a popular visible observer to at least one of astronomy's most renowned personalities.

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