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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 27
first sentence of Note

Please change: "Binocular is properly a single noun." to "Binocular is properly a singular noun."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 107
paragraph 1, last line

"HD 1790" needs to be changed to "HR 1790"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 116
in the Note

Both instances of "3.172" should be changed to "3.12"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 118
Figure 2-8

left hand vertical line legend should read 206 and not 200

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 121
Figure 2-9

Fig 2-9 is missing the "8" in the Nu label

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 123
the phrase "stars changes" should be "stars change"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 127
Figure 2-11

NGC 7635 is not shown, yet it's in the title

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 132
2nd paragraph

"Note that the center of the Telrad pattern should be slightly to the 13 Eps Lep side of ..." should read "Note that the center of the Telrad pattern should be slightly to the 13 Gam Lep side of ...".

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 295
Table 4-3

Generally when describing a telescope it is more common to give the figure for the Diameter, not the Focal Length, followed by its F No. That is: 80mm F/5 refractor.

Anonymous