Book
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The Cambridge star atlas

Wil Tirion (author)

The Cambridge star atlas

Title
The Cambridge star atlas
Author
Wil Tirion
Language
English
Edition
4th [rev.] ed., repr.
Publisher
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012 | Other editions
VI, 90 p. : ill.
ISBN
9780521173636 (ringband in paperback)
Placing suggestion
552.1 (SISO) Heelal ; Heelal (ZIZO)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Wil Tirion

Wil Tirion (born February 19, 1943) is a Dutch uranographer (celestial cartographer). His most famous work, Sky Atlas 2000.0, is renowned by astronomers for its accuracy and beauty. The second edition of his most complete work, Uranometria 2000.0, was published in 2001 by Willmann-Bell. He is also responsible for the sky charts found in many other publications. He was originally a graphic designer. The minor planet (asteroid) 4648 Tirion is named after him.

Notes

References

  • The Cambridge Star Atlas, 4th Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2011
  • With Roger Sinnott, Sky Atlas 2000.0, Second Deluxe Edition, Cambridge University Press, 1998
  • With Barry Rappaport and Will Remaklus, Uranometria 2000.0, Willmann-Bell, 2001

External links

  • Wil Tirion's website
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