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Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System

BURNHAM, Robert, Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0486240630 / ISBN 13: 9780486240633
Published by Dover Publications, New York, 1978
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Complete 3-volume set. Small 4to. Black cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial dust jackets. 2138pp. Frontispieces, illustrations, figures, charts, graphs. Fine/fine. A superb, pristine first of the revised, enlarged edition of this huge trilogy first published by Celestial Handbook Publications in 1966. Volume I covers Andromeda through Cetus, Volume II covers Chamaeleon through Orion and Volume III covers Pavo through Vulpecula. Bookseller Inventory # 36752

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Title: Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An Observer's ...

Publisher: Dover Publications, New York

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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1978 Dover hardcover, Robert Burnham Jr. A comprehensive guide to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system concludes with listings from Pavo through Vulpecula. Objects are grouped according to constellation, and their definitions feature names, coordinates, classifications, and physical descriptions. Additional notes offer fascinating historical information.

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