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    Default Re: Crazy pricing on "Atlas of the Messier Objects"



    Quote Originally Posted by KT4HX View Post
    If you think that is bad, take a look at this! At least they offer free shipping and a 5% discount! They are obviously under the influence of something - like greed!

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-list...n=new&qid=&sr=


    And then you have the mainstream vendor:

    https://www.shopatsky.com/sky-atlas-...ield-laminated

    I should have kept my early edition. As I recall it was the spiral-bound field edition with the black cover, white sky with black stars!




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    Default Re: Crazy pricing on "Atlas of the Messier Objects"

    Agreed, the first thing that goes through my mind when I see prices like that though is I could get one of these instead: https://agenaastro.com/nikon-2-nav-1...mm-eic-14.html
    Or a couple of TMB Monocentrics....
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    Default Re: Crazy pricing on "Atlas of the Messier Objects"

    Looking on the regal, my Stoyan's Atlas of Messier Objects is also in German.
    Now it costs 2nd hand more than twice the original price, https://www.amazon.de/Atlas-Messier-.../dp/3938469072

    The Sky Vistas with the old classic photos of the DSOs are also increasing in price,
    https://www.amazon.de/Sky-Vistas-Bin.../dp/3211008519

    The Deep Space Image Catalog by Roger Blake is now available on Astromart.
    I've got my copy at Blackwell's in Oxford, if I still remember well.
    It is very helpful when you plan the oserving sessions of the season, and when you are working on the popular lists.

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    Default Re: Crazy pricing on "Atlas of the Messier Objects"

    that is exactly what I paid for the sky atlas at shop at sky 79.95. It is unrealistic to purchase it from amazon.

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