Tales from the Golden Age: A Short Commentary on Walter Scott Houston’s,”Deep Sky Wonders.”

A Distillation of observing notes from the late Walter Scott Houston(1912–93).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of the most dedicated and enthusiastic observers in the history of our hobby employed very humble equipment and yet masterfully communicated their sense of awe and wonder of the night sky, inspiring a new generation of deep sky observers. In this work, which represents the first of three installments on American amateur icons living in the 20th century, I provide commentaries on the late Walter Scott Houston’s, Deep Sky Wonders, first published in 1999.

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