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Download e-book for iPad: A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way by Edward Emerson Barnard

By Edward Emerson Barnard

ISBN-10: 0521191432

ISBN-13: 9780521191432

Edward Emerson Barnard's Photographic Atlas of chosen areas of the Milky approach used to be initially released in volumes in 1927. jointly those volumes contained a wealth of data, together with photographic plates of the main attention-grabbing parts of the Milky manner, descriptive textual content, charts, and information. purely seven-hundred copies have been published, making the unique variation a collector's merchandise. Reproduced in print for the 1st time, this version combines either volumes of Barnard's Atlas. It at once replicates Barnard's textual content, and includes excessive answer photographs of the unique photographic plates and charts, reordered as a way to be noticeable jointly. additionally it is a biography of Barnard and his paintings, a Foreword and Addendum by means of Gerald Orin Dobek describing the significance of the Atlas and additions to this quantity, and a pull-out part with a mosaic of all 50 plates mixed in one landscape.

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Dusky; 10 N. ; two small stars in it Diffused; 55 N. ; 20 wide Narrow; nearly 21° long, 6 wide Diam. 7 ; elongated NE. ; darkest part at SW. end Center of system of indistinct dark lanes Dark lane N. D. – 30°13487 (8M. 0) † 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 16 44 16 47 16 51 16 51 16 57 17 1 17 3 17 4 17 4 17 5 – 22 – 30 – 35 – 30 – 32 – 29 – 28 – 29 – 22 – 30 55 55 10 0 15 25 15 15 30 6 Irregular; diam. D. – 22°4232 (8M. 0) on NW. edge Curved; 15 long; very black and narrow; rimmed with stars on S.

And SW. Round, diam. 7 ; feebler extension runs NW. +25°723 (8M. 3) near W. edge Partly vacant region; diam. about 43° Round; indefinite; diam. 10 Fan-shaped nebula; diam. 8 ± † Indefinite; diam. 20 South end of extension running S. for 35 from B 30 Dark spot; diam. 17 ; S. of M 36 Round; diam. 12 ; one or two faint stars in it 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 15 37 16 10 16 20 16 30 16 35 16 36 16 38 16 38 16 41 16 41 – 34 – 27 – 16 – 35 – 39 – 35 – 30 – 44 – 29 – 29 7 0 30 10 35 10 15 15 35 45 Large vacant region about 4° long NW.

54°2576 (8M. 3) ; a semi-circle of faint stars forms the western border Dark spot; diam. 3 ; similar to those in the region of B 159. There are some others N. and W. of this Irregular partially vacant region; diam 25 † Large, dark, irregular; diam. 31 NE. † Small, black spot† Very thin, curved, dark strip, 13 N. ; a curve of small stars on the SW. ; two dark streams running from this toward the N. V-shaped vacancy; 20 N. and S. Length E. and W. D. + 59°2424 (7M. 8) near the E. end Round; diam.

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