By Wil Tirion
The long-awaited moment version of Wil Tirion's exceptional Sky Atlas 2000.0 bargains 43,000 extra stars, with all positions now derived from the Hipparcos database. The Atlas opens out to bare 28 charts, every one 500 mm broad and 380 mm deep (20 by way of 15 inches). this huge layout permits the celebs, nebulas and galaxies to be displayed with unrivalled readability. For this variation greater isophotal maps are used for the Milky means, and additional charts for crowded components of the sky were extra. in the constellations, Flamsteed numbers determine the brighter stars by means of identify, whereas NGC and Messier numbers are used for non-stellar items. color coding and dimension commencement is used to visually show the utmost info on big name varieties and brightnesses. This atlas is an essential relief for all clients of astronomical telescopes. Copublished with Sky Publishing company.
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