Library: Deep Sky Companions: The Secret Deep
 

Title:      Deep Sky Companions: The Secret Deep
Categories:      Reference
BookID:      20
Authors:      Steven James O'Meara
ISBN-10(13):      9780521198769
Publisher:      Cambridge University Press
Publication date:      2011-06-30
Number of pages:      498
Language:      English
Price:      0.00
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Description:     

In this fresh list, Stephen James O'Meara presents 109 new objects for stargazers to observe. The Secret Deep list contains many exceptional objects, including a planetary nebula whose last thermal pulse produced a circumstellar shell similar to the one expected in the final days of our Sun's life; a piece of the only supernova remnant known visible to the unaided eye; the flattest galaxy known; the largest edge-on galaxy in the heavens; the brightest quasar; and the companion star to one of the first black hole candidates ever discovered.


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