Charts 4150

This section is highest in the night sky around these times (to scale) < 20' Dark nebulae (to scale) < 20' Planetary nebulae Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas 42 17h Ak 16h 15h i 14h Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas 4742 Sombrero Galaxy 4700 M104 Antennae*'I Al 4039 f> ''' 3TGrt i ' Seashell Galaxy M83 Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas

Charts 5160

This section is highest in the night sky around these times Midnight May & June Morning April (to scale) < 20' Dark nebulae (to scale) < 20' Planetary nebulae ' * 642S W.,( Tr28 B53 ' W'v X BMea 0 63 3 m - J334' 63 i+ * .V 6739 Be 749 j . < cs-nV H -V393 najg . Bug Nebula Ob-. . T ' - . *V856< SCRY, B287 -0Jmmv 'sh2_ 628i . r' - Lesath > D * IC4628 6242* , _X6 53---- __ , T - _ ' i 'SL - CORONA V. ' AUSTRALIA . , . ORS , * '* ' 6250 * * * > . I , --' 'tt ' * .i V535. . . . U -2...

Closeup Charts

The following four charts show some of the most-observed regions of the sky. Compared to those in the main atlas, these charts have a larger scale and include fainter stars and Chart A covers the Pleiades and some of the nebulosity around individual stars. This is the best-known open star cluster in the heavens, but here we omit the dotted continued on Chart D (Close-up for Charts 14 & 16) Tarantula Nebula 7(n PODor 20 . Tarantula Nebula 7(n PODor 20 . 1 - (Close-up for Charts 20 & 30) ....

Introduction

Think of this as your working sky atlas, the one you carry out to your backyard telescope or pack in luggage for a trip far from home. Today, amateur astronomers have abundant choices in the celestial charts they use. Some come in elegant multi-volume sets, a few have large sheets that unfold, and others run on a computer. But did you ever see a booklet of star maps so handy to use at the telescope The editors of Sky & Telescope magazine don't just write. Like amateurs everywhere, we go out...

Charts 1120

This section is highest in the night sky around these times Midnight November & December Morning October (to scale) < 20' Dark nebulae (to scale) < 20' Planetary nebulae ' & I ' Kembl 's SZ'VUV(c)' Cascade , Cr34 Stock 23 Pazmino's Cluster IC 405 * Flaming Star J9 Nebula U(C). Cr 33 WWif Kemble's ic289' & * * ' Cascades Cr 4 ) 'yiC1848 - E40(L* '> 5 oc c 23 Pazmino's Cluster ' vdB'Js

Charts 7180

This section is highest in the night sky around these times Midnight August & September Morning July (to scale) < 20' Dark nebulae (to scale) < 20' Planetary nebulae Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas ' * ' .AIderamin - l -, 5939 - * 1 7 7760 aF R152 v - RT69 71 Herschel s vdB 140 9 M arnet Star- - r' - Le Gentil 3 51 - *(c)0 - . i 145 -'-JC1369, vW c< ' T * ' . * y . , 5 72-775 . . AX(c) 70820 . 7048 a p.peneb B346*. . v-mg v - - V P 1. M39' LDN970 - ' ' Jy- SS , 7 is - I U, f' ....

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