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By Jack Martin

Are you prepared for a special method of the celebrities? do you need to appreciate extra approximately what you're seeing via your telescope?

Painstakingly researched, with the knowledge compiled over a long time via the writer (an novice astronomer for forty five years), this convenient effortless pocket-sized box atlas comprises the spectra (spectral diagrams) of over seventy three vivid stars within the northern hemisphere and is meant to be used by way of different amateurs, scholars, and academic associations as an advent to the interesting and demanding technological know-how of stellar spectroscopy.

Professional atlases are way more complicated. formerly, not anything used to be on hand at an novice point. This booklet fills a massive hole because the first beginner spectroscopic atlas to be released. The reader won't should have any past wisdom of the topic or figuring out of advanced arithmetic with a purpose to use this publication. Written in undeniable English and with out tough equations, it may possibly make the topic obtainable to someone. it will probably even function a consultant to the celebrities at astronomy membership conferences or megastar events.

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