Galaxies in the Furnace

Aquarius Cetus Eridanus Fornax Grus Sculptor
  • Stephen Chadwick
  • Ian Cooper
Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


During southern spring evenings when the great band of the Milky Way lays around the horizon and the south galactic pole pushes up toward the zenith, this is the time to venture well beyond the bounds of our own galaxy to other ‘Island Universes.’ We journey through the southern galaxies which spread out across the void like sparks flying from the great celestial furnace!


Focal Length Technical Information Field Size Spiral Galaxy Dwarf Galaxy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Chadwick
    • 1
  • Ian Cooper
    • 2
  1. 1.Himatangi BeachNew Zealand
  2. 2.Glen OrouaNew Zealand

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