This 3 vol. set is in excellent - like new - condition. New price is $249.95 plus shipping. Buy it here for $165.00 plus $15. shipping anywhere in CONUS
"From Sky & Telescope and the European Space Agency. "'A spectacular achievement which surpasses all previous star atlases'" - British Astronomical Association. This handsome boxed set presents the first all-sky atlas based on the stellar positions, brightnesses, and distances measured by the ES'A HIPPARCOS satellite. A large-format observing aid designed for active field use, this guide includes 1,058,000 stars to visual magnitude 11, over 22,000 multiple stars, and 10,000 nonstellar objects. Three durable moisture-resistant volumes hold 516 charts each (1548 total), measuring 5.4 degrees by 7.4 degrees each, scaled 100 arc-seconds per millimeter. 1997, 9-1/4" x 13", hardcover, 3 volumes with protective slipcase.
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