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    Default Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide



    This looks very interesting indeed. Another one for the list of 'needful things'.
    Preview: interstellarum Deep Sky Guide - The Visual Astronomer

    I first seen mention of it over on Cloudy Fights:
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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Looks cool Frankie,

    Thanks for sharing.
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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Cool! That looks fun! Thanks for the heads up, Frankie!
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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Sure hope someone picks it up for retail in the US. Looks really useful!
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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Quote Originally Posted by SpyderwerX View Post
    This looks very interesting indeed. Another one for the list of 'needful things'.
    Preview: interstellarum Deep Sky Guide - The Visual Astronomer
    ...
    Thanks Frankie,

    I've got the info from Ronald Stoyan (one of the authors) per e-mail.
    This book looks like another game changer in hunting and observing the faint fuzzies.

    Clear skies,

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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    Thanks Frankie,

    I've got the info from Ronald Stoyan (one of the authors) per e-mail.
    This book looks like another game changer in hunting and observing the faint fuzzies.

    Clear skies,

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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Looks like an interesting upgrade for the IDSA.
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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    It looks like a very beautiful, refreshing and modern approach of older guides that already exist. The name R. Stoyan alone equals quality. Comes on my "want to have" list. I fear about the price though, knowing what my IDSA has costed. Oculum is not known for sixpenny books.
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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Quote Originally Posted by John Baars View Post
    It looks like a very beautiful, refreshing and modern approach of older guides that already exist. The name R. Stoyan alone equals quality. Comes on my "want to have" list. I fear about the price though, knowing what my IDSA has costed. Oculum is not known for sixpenny books.
    Ah, but one can't put a finite value on fine literature. But you are correct, it will most likely be in the price range of the IDSA, which was well worth the expense to me.
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    Default Re: Interstellarum Deep Sky Guide

    Oh gee thanks Frankie.... another one I'll have to have...
    I really like the use of drawings in guides - thus my fondness for NSOG - keeps expectations reasonable.
    Oh well, I did NSOG V4 to you & turn about is fair play

    Can you send me a couple of pictures so I can measure it first?
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