Abell Planetary Observer's Guide by Alvin Huey
The Abell Planetary Observer's Guide is the second in the “At The Eyepiece” series authored by Alvin Huey. The guides are written for intermediate and advanced observers who like a challenge. This "meat" of this publication features a two page spread containing everything an observer needs to locate, detect and observe each Abell Planetary Nebula.
A list of over 80 planetary nebulae, magnitudes 11 to 20. Features Observations and Sketches for each object.
|What are Abell Planetary Nebulae and Why Are We Looking For Them!||7|
|Observing Planetary Nebulae||8|
|Observing Sites and Sky Quality||27|
|Recording Your Observations||32|
|How to Use the Atlas||37|
|The Abell Planetary Nebulae Atlas with Observing Notes||39|
|Abell Planetary Nebula Index (Sorted by Abell)||204|
|Abell Planetary Nebula Index (Sorted by Constellation)||206|
|Sources and Recommended Reading||209|