Celestial Teapot Designs
727 Reliance Dr.
Buda, TX 78610
Celestial Teapot Designs brings you the Messier Observer's Planisphere ($29.99). This large, 18¼-inch-diameter planisphere is designed to make your next Messier Marathon easier by guiding you to all 110 targets (plus 25 bright NGC objects) with most any telescope or binoculars. Bright stars and constellations are labeled, and light shading denotes the area of the Milky Way. The reverse side features detailed maps of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies and two of the more challenging targets, as well as a reference table with additional information.
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