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Uranometria 2000.0 Deep Sky Atlas

Uranometria 2000.0, Vol. 2: The Southern Hemisphere to Plus 6 Degrees
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Uranometria 2000.0 Volume 1 - The Northern Hemisphere to Minus 6 Degrees 
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 by Wil Tirion, Barry Rappaport and Will Remaklus

  • Over 30,000 non-stellar objects, more than three times the number of any other atlas.
  • 25,895 galaxies 
  • 671 galaxy clusters 
  • 1,617 open clusters, including those in the Magellanic Clouds 
  • 170 globular clusters, including both Milky Way and Magellanic Cloud objects
  • 14 star clouds 
  • 377 bright nebulae
  • 367 dark nebulae 
  • 1,144 planetary nebulae
  • 260 radio sources
  • 35 X-ray sources
  • 280,035 stars to visual 9.75 magnitude which is about what you will see in a 50mm finder scope. Stars are continuously tapered to create a more realistic perspective.
  • 220 double page, (18 x 12 inches) charts equally divided (with a generous overlap) between Volume 1 and 2 at a scale of 1.85 cm per degree of declination. 

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Ed ~ This star atlas was one of the first that i purchased. It is expensive but highly recommended.  

Note: Worth getting the Second Edition as it sequences charts in descending right ascension.

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