Finder Charts of Bright Telescopic Objects
Telrad Finder Charts of Bright Telescopic Objects
Do you use a Telrad finder scope? Even if you have a small aperture telescope and view from a light polluted area, there are many bright objects that can easily be studied if only you knew how to find them! Welcome to the "Telrad Finder Charts of Bright Telescopic Objects"...
This flip book of charts was designed just for you. Each chart shows only the bright marker stars that will help you locate the proper field and the super-imposed Telrad circles on the chart will show you exactly where to aim. Just match what you see to what you see through your Telrad and you're home!
So, what's out there? Let's start with some great double stars like Alpha Ursae Minoris, Beta Orionis, Beta Cygni, Epsilon Lyrae, Gamma Andromedae, Iota Cancri, Zeta Ursae Majoris and Zeta Aquari. Now step up to some great deep sky objects like NGC 253, NGC 869, NGC 884 and NGC 4565. Are you looking for Messiers? Then you'll put the bulls eye right on M3, M4, M5, M7, M8, M11, M13, M15, M17, M20, M22, M27, M31, M37, M41, M42, M44, M45, M46, M51, M57, M64, M81, M82, M84, M86, M97 and M104. Start finding your way around the sky like a pro, tonight!
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Hi, Please, on which latitudes range this can work?
These charts are designed for mid-northern latitudes from ~30-45 degrees North, but many objects can be seen anywhere in the Northern Hemishphere and quite a few can be seen from the Southern Hemisphere between ~0-40 degrees South.