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Deep-Sky Companions: The Secret Deep
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In this fresh list, Stephen James O'Meara presents 109 new objects for stargazers to observe. The Secret Deep list contains many exceptional objects, including a planetary nebula whose last thermal pulse produced a circumstellar shell similar to the one expected in the final days of our Sun's life; a piece of the only supernova remnant known visible to the unaided eye; the flattest galaxy known; the largest edge-on galaxy in the heavens; the brightest quasar; and the companion star to one of the first black hole candidates ever discovered. Each object is accompanied by beautiful photographs and sketches, original finder charts, visual histories and up-to-date astrophysical information to enrich the observing experience. Featuring galaxies, clusters and nebulae not covered in other Deep-Sky Companions books, this is a wonderful addition to the series and an essential guide for any deep-sky observer.

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‘This text is a welcome addition to the library of any deep sky observer and a must for O’Meara fans. Recommended!’

Source: Astronomy Now

'… a wonderful addition to the series and an essential guide for any deep-sky observer.'

Source: Spaceflight

'Excellent.'

Source: BBC Sky at Night Magazine

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