This is the largest and most comprehensive atlas of the universe ever created for amateur astronomers. With finder charts of unprecedented detail, in both normal and mirror-image views, and an extensive list of 14, 000 objects, it provides a detailed observing guide for almost any practical amateur astronomer, up to the most advanced. Spanning some 3, 000 pages, this is a project that is possible only on CD-ROM. The CD-R pages are extensively indexed and referenced for quick location of objects. The accompanying book gives an introduction to the Atlas, showcases the maps, describes the CD-R content and organization, and includes various appendices.The axis brakes can then be locked andahopefullyathe target will be in view when the user goes to the eyepiece. ... It is about 40 minutes or so from the true pole, so if one were to align on Polaris, he or she would be off by almost a degree .
|Title||:||The Complete CD Guide to the Universe|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-09-06|