Norton's Star Atlas And Reference Handbook (Epoch 2000. 0)
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Norton's Star Atlas And Reference Handbook (Epoch 2000. 0)

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Generations of amateur astronomers have called it simply "Norton's" - the most famous Star Atlas in the world. It's immediate success was largely due to "Norton's" uniquely accessible accessible arrangement of maps in slices, or 'gores' each covering approximately one-fifth of the sky, and its inclusion of stars visble to the naked-eye.
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Published July 29th 1998 by Prentice Hall (first published 1910)
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Not optional for amateur astronomers. Not as detailed as Uranometria, but perfect for casual observation with binoculars or small scopes.
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When a school boy Arthur Philip Norton was given a telescope by his great-grandfather. Thus began his life-long interest in astronomy.

Norton chose a career as a teacher, which saw him take several posts over the course of his professional life. In 1910, however, his life took a more public direction. This was the year in which he was voted into the British Astronomical Association, and the year i...more
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