By Wil Tirion and Roger W. Sinnott The standard against which all other star atlases are measured, 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 of 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. Copublished by Sky Publishing and Cambridge University Press.
The Field Version: Stars and deep-sky objects are white on a black background. 18 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches, spiralbound along the top.