Sky Atlas 2000.0 Desk Unlaminated
By Wil Tirion & Roger W. Sinnot
The standard against which all other star atlases are measured, this best-selling atlas has been completely revised and updated! Each version of Sky Atlas 2000.0 contains 26 charts covering the whole sky and showing 81,312 single, multiple, and variable stars of magnitude 8.5 and brighter and 2,700 deep-sky objects. Includes close-up charts of such areas as the celestial poles and the Virgo-Coma galaxy region, as well as an acetate coordinate-grid overlay for determining accurate positions. A must for any stargazer!
Stars and deep sky objects are black on a white background. Unbound and printed on heavy paper.
What Sky & Telescope's Alan MacRoberts, has to say:
"Time to go deeper than the Pocket Sky Atlas? Here's the next step. The legendary Sky Atlas 2000.0 includes 81,000 stars to magnitude 8.5, 2,700 deep-sky objects, and much else. Available in several editions."