This is the 1st of a two-volume set that take care of the full Milky approach. this primary quantity appears to be like at what might be visible predominantly from the Northern Skies. as well as the descriptive textual content, there are lots of celebrity charts and maps, in addition to the newest up to date photographs made by way of observatories world wide and in house, in addition to pictures taken through beginner astronomers.
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