Norton Star Atlas

Norton s Star Atlas

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Norton star atlas

Norton s Star Atlas

Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Pages and cover are clean and intact. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. To read a scan of the first edition online, click here.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. In a corrected reprint with improved binding was published under the Dutton imprint of the Penguin Group, although still bearing the copyright date of Pearson Education.

Norton s Star Atlas - the editor s pages

Equally useful for the beginning observer and the old hand, the atlas presents It has appeared in four languages. Bahamut Media Reading, United Kingdom. Ian Ridpath ian ianridpath. Small tears to the dust jacket. Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references.

We are not responsible for item incompatibility. The text was extensively rewritten and reorganized under the editorship of the British astronomy writer Ian Ridpath.

Photos are the actual book you'll receive. Previous owners name inside front page. Published by Longman Scientific. For the first time it contained nothing by Arthur Norton himself, although his name and legacy lived on. One reason for its success was the convenient arrangement of the charts into vertical slices, technically known as gores, each covering one-fifth of the sky.

With each passing edition, the text grew into a reference handbook as essential for amateur astronomers as the charts themselves. This item is fairly worn but is functional. Sadly from then, it is no longer printed on stout paper unlike previous editions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

As of the Dutton edition was out of stock and the editor knows of no plans to reprint or to produce a new edition. Each is anonymous in the vast sweep of the heavens. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Spine still tight, in very good condition. AwesomeBooks Wallingford, United Kingdom.

In addition, the charts depicted all but the faintest stars visible to the naked eye under good conditions. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. All pages and cover are intact. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Item added to your basket View basket.

The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover.

Michael Rodgers, the editor at Longman who took the book on and gave it a new lease of life, explains some of the background in his book Publishing and the Advancement of Science. The Star Atlas covers the entire northern and southern sky, with accompanying reference information for amateur astronomers. This time he used the Harvard Revised Photometry catalogue for the positions and brightnesses of the stars.

Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook. For a biography of Norton by the late Stephen James, click here. Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook etc. Constellation boundaries were represented by dashed lines meandering between the stars, for no official boundaries were then established. It's a beautiful, clear night and you decide to look up, once again, cad measure software at the thousands and thousands of stars you have seen all your life.

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Resulting in the atlas not being very suitable for use on a dew laden night. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Cambridge University Press.

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For this edition the charts were replotted and the reference section heavily revised to reflect the latest advances in amateur astronomy. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. The Atlas also found favour among professional astronomers, earning it the reputation of the most widely used and best-known celestial atlas of its day. We love to work with you to solve the problem.

Most of this text was the work of the publisher and various expert contributors. This article needs additional citations for verification. In his informative and engaging preface, Ridpath, editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy, narrates the history of the book and explains its charts.

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The spine remains undamaged. Book is in Used-Good condition.

Norton s Star Atlas - the editor s pages