Deep Astronomy: Star Atlases & Planispheres With Wil Tirion

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Streamed live on May 16, 2019. Star atlases are an essential tool for use in amateur astronomy. Although most people use them in digital or App form, there is still room on our bookshelves for some old-school printed maps. In this hangout, we'll discuss the various forms of star atlases, and talk with Wil Tirion, a long-time stellar cartographer (uranographer) whose maps have been ubiquitous in astronomy. Visit Wil's website here: http://wil-tirion.com Get 2019 Guide to the Night Sky here: http://bit.ly/2VAFz2v Planisphere: http://bit.ly/2HiKPyG Guide Software available here: https://projectpluto.com

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