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Table of Contents Acknowledgements 4 Foreword by Stephen James O¿Meara 5 Preface 8 Part 1: An Introduction 11 Chapter 1: Letting the sky come to you 15 Chapter 2: Getting excited about the Deep Sky 25 Chapter 3: An observing guide to the catalogue 31 Part 2: The best and the brightest 43 Chapter 4: Interesting stars 45 Chapter 5: Open star clusters 70 Chapter 6: Clouds of dust and gas 96 Chapter 7: Nebulae at the end of a star¿s life 127 Chapter 8: The galactic center 145 Chapter 9: Globular clusters 159 Chapter 10: Farewell to the Milky Way: The closest galaxies 189 Chapter 11: Where space is filled with galaxies 201 Chapter 12: Fainter and farther 239 : Of space, time, and dreams 264 Part 3: The full Levy List 293 Chapter 14: David Levy¿s Catalogue of Comet Masqueraders and other objects 294
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Comets -- Observer's manuals.