The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to the Deep-Sky Catalogs

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-0655-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-0656-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-41

    Claudius Ptolemy and the Almagest

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-49

    The Abd-Al-Rahman Al-Sufi Catalog

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    Chapter

    Pages 51-54

    Ulugh Beg

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    Chapter

    Pages 55-82

    The Tycho Brahe Catalog (1598)

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    Chapter

    Pages 83-122

    The Johannes Hevelius Catalog

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    Chapter

    Pages 123-129

    The Charles Messier Catalog

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    Chapter

    Pages 131-136

    The Johann Elert Bode Catalog

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    Chapter

    Pages 137-141

    Christian Mayer Catalog

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    Chapter

    Pages 143-171

    The Herschel Catalogs

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    Chapter

    Pages 173-350

    J. L. E. Dreyer and the NGC Catalog

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    Chapter

    Pages 351-361

    Halton Arp and the Arp Catalog

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    Chapter

    Pages 363-368

    The Caldwell Catalog

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 369-380