Hickson Group Observer's Guide by Alvin Huey

The Hickson Group Observer's Guide is the first in the “At The Eyepiece" series authored by Alvin Huey. The guides are written for intermediate and advanced observers who like a challenge. The “meat” of this publication features a two page spread containing everything an observer needs to locate, detect and observe each Group.

A Catalogue of 100 compact galaxy clusters, magnitude 12 to 17. Features Observations and Sketches of each of the groups.

Sample content from the Hickson Group Observer's Guide

ContentsPage No.
Origin of The Hickson Groups7
Observing Galaxies9
Observing Equipment17
Observing Sites and Sky Quality32
Observing Techniques35
Recording Your Observations38
How to Use the Atlas44
The Hickson Compact Galaxy Group Atlas with Observing Notes47
Hickson Group Index249