Andromeda-Cetus

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Dover Publications, 1978 - Science - 2138 pages
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While there are many books on stars there is only one "Celestial Handbook." Now completely revised through 1977, this unique and necessary reference is available once again to guide amateur and advanced astronomers in their knowledge and enjoyment of the stars.

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Review: Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, Volume 1: Andromeda Through Cetus (Burnham's Celestial Handbook #1)

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The book which sets the standard with visual observing. I pick this 3 volume set of tomes up (no other way to describe them as they are large, have lots of obscure detail and will teach you a great ... Read full review

Review: Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, Volume 1: Andromeda Through Cetus (Burnham's Celestial Handbook #1)

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Dated, but still useful. Read full review

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About the author (1978)

Robert Burnham works at "Astronomy" magazine and is a member of the American Astronomical Society and the American Geophysical Union. He is the author of "Advanced Skywatching,"" Exploring the Starry Sky," and "The Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the Universe," He lives in Hales Corners, Wisconsin. Alan Dyer is the author of "The Backyard Astronomer's Guide," Jeff Kanipe is the author of "A Skywatcher's Year,"

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