By Dr Michael D. Inglis FRAS (auth.)
One of the wonders of the universe we are living in is the Milky method. It spans the whole sky and will be noticeable each evening of the 12 months from anyplace on the earth. this can be the 1st publication that bargains particularly with what should be visible in the Milky approach from a realistic observer's viewpoint. Astronomy of the Milky Way covers each constellation that the Milky approach passes via, and describes intimately the various items that may be stumbled on therein, together with stars, double and a number of stars, emission nebulae, planetary nebulae, darkish nebulae and supernovae remnants, open and galactic clusters, and galaxies. It additionally describes the only factor that's frequently disregarded of watching publications - the fantastic superstar clouds of the Milky method itself. it really is one in all a two-volume set that care for the complete Milky means - this moment quantity seems to be at what may be visible predominantly from the Southern skies as well as the descriptive textual content there are lots of megastar charts and maps, in addition to the most recent updated photos made through observatories worldwide and in area, in addition to pictures taken through novice astronomers. outfitted with this booklet, an beginner astronomer can exit on any transparent evening of the 12 months and notice the galaxy we are living in - The Milky Way.