Preface.- Introduction.- The Discovery of the Southern Sky.- The Southern Summer.- The Southern Fall.- The Southern Winter.- The Southern Spring.- Index.
This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula, as well as the brilliant star cluster Pismis 24, the beautiful NGC 1532-1 pair of
interacting galaxies and the radiant Toby Jug Nebula.
The book focuses on the dazzling beauty and wonder of the night sky, with engaging and easy to understand explanations of what the reader is seeing
The stunning photos chosen for the book are from various published and unpublished sources, including Hubble, the ESO collection, the Danish 1.5-m Telescope collection, and the personal collection of Robert Gendler
Very comprehensive and modern photographic book of the southern deep sky
The pictures will encompass a range of sizes, from the distant views of hobby telescopes to the eagle-eye vision of the large professional ground-based and space-based telescopes