With 140 Figures
Cover illustration: The Great Nebula in Orion, and lunar eclipse (inset); courtesy of David Hanon, Ringgold, GA.
British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data Moore, Patrick
The amateur astronomer.-12th ed.
1. Astronomy-Popular works 2. Astronomy-Observers'
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