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The WOW! List: 50 stunning Deep Space Objects for Amateur Stargazers Book by Kevin Quinn & Alan Beech
124 Pages. Paperback.
This is the ultimate night sky guide! The WOW! List features 50 stunning deep space objects guaranteed to elicit gasps of amazement, and exclamations of 'wow' or 'gosh', or maybe something else ... Illustrated with 100 colour photographs and star charts, and including details on constellation, visual magnitude and apparent size, distance from Earth, along with a brief explanation and interesting facts, this is the ultimate guide to the biggest, brightest, sparkliest, prettiest and most awe-inspiring DSOs in the night sky.
Ideal for beginners just finding their way around the night sky, as well as the more experienced looking to share their enthusiasm with others.
Kevin Quinn has been staring into space for as long as he can remember, and has actually been using binoculars and telescopes for over 20 years. An avid stargazer, Kevin was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2020, but continues to attend star parties, host public stargazing events, and generally tries to get out under the stars as often as possible.
He blogs regularly, and writes about astronomy for local magazines, hosts public stargazing sessions, and has helped countless Cubs and Scouts attain their Astronomy badges.
He lives in the Dorset village of Piddletrenthide with his wife, Julia, and has three children.
Alan Beech is an Electrical Engineer by trade whose real passion is astronomy and astrophotography.
He’s a member of and regular contributor to the Manchester Astronomical Society, and regularly attends star parties, and shares his knowledge and experience with beginners and more experienced observers alike.
He lives in Manchester with his wife Julie.
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