Atlas 20000 Field Edition with stars down to mag for ears but have found it difficult to read as I ve got older Although limited to mag
THE POCKET SKY ATLAS JUMBO EDITION Pocket Sky Atlas Jumbo Edition much easier to read and really clear with a good representation of deep sky objects T Sky Telescope
s Pocket Sky Atlas I am only giving this 2 starsIf I had the hardback it would be 5 Pocket Sky Atlas I am only giving this 2 starsIf I had the hardback it would be 5 o why do the kindle editions come out so poorlyThe star charts are hard to read and Ska you cannot expand at least not on my Samsung tablet to read themSo do not download the kindle edition until they make some changes to make it readable The atlas it as bit larger than A4 and comes as hard cover and spiral bound The title is pretty accurate it is a jumbo edition But it makes it easy to read the charts which are full of information showing star magnitudes types of nebulae sizes of galaxies etc in some detail and easy to understand Apart from the introduction and. Atlas Jumbo Edition' There has never been such a wonderfully detailed atlas so handy to take on trips and use at the telescope thanks to its user friendly size convenient spiral bound design and easy to read labels The charts show both constellation boundaries and stick figures to helpou find our way AUTHOR Roge.
Free read ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ ROGER SINNOTTA description of how to use the atlas it is
divided into eight main parts each representing a three hour section of the sky 10 charts per section At theinto eight main parts each representing a three hour section of the sky 10 charts per section At the of the atlas ou will find some close up charts as well as a fairly sizeable indexThere are two niggles One is that the pages are made from decent paper but could have been solid especially considering the spiral binding I fear that some pages may make a bid for freedom after some Scottish windy nights Second the galaxies are printed in red and will therefore be difficult to identify out in the field using red light I ve owned the standard pocket sizededition
Of This Atlas Forthis atlas for ears nowand it s my field atlas and first port of call when looking for a celestial targetWhen I found out about this jumbo editionI uickly decided to buy it as a Library copyThe layout of the charts seems easier to use to me at leastthan some other Star Atlas that are currently avaiable. R Sinnott is a senior contributing editor of Sky & Telescope magazine He coauthored the two volume Sky Catalogue 20000 In 1997 he collaborated with Michael Perryman of the European Space Agency on the Millennium Star Atlas the most detailed all sky atlas of its time Minor planet 3706 Sinnott is named in Roger's hon. ,
This atlas is A5
sized and so fits into the pocket uite easily It is spiral bound and so will stay open atand so fits into the pocket uite easily It is spiral bound and so will stay open at pages selected when ou place in on a flat surface This is a great bonus as ou can cross refer from the book to the night sky telescope binoculars uickly and without having to find the page *again I covered the outside covers in clear sticky backed film to * I covered the outside covers in clear sticky backed film to extra protection against any dewStars down to maginitude 76 are displayed on 80 main charts The pages are in colour with significant objects easy to find Arrows indicate the page number of the next page to check on the sky to the northeastsouthwest which makes navigating across the sky simple I am very pleased with this atlas and I am certain it will help improve my knowledge of the constellations It is not as detailed as some of the complex atlases but it is than adeuate for most casual users Great star atlas really glad I bought it I ve owned the larger Sky. Perfect for experienced stargazers and beginners alike 'Sky and Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas' will have ou exploring the heavens in no time Sky and Telescope's celestial atlases are the standard by which all other star atlases have been judged for a half century Now we've raised the bar again with our 'Pocket Sky.