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Cambridge Illustrated Dictionary of Astronomy

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ISBN-10: 0521823641

ISBN-13: 9780521823647

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jacqueline Mitton

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Description:

This lavishly illustrated new dictionary written by an experienced writer and consultant on astronomy provides an essential guide to the universe for amateur astronomers of all ages. Around 1300 carefully selected and cross-referenced entries are complemented by hundreds of beautiful colour illustrations, taken from space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other major observatories on Earth and in space. Distinguished stellar illustrator Wil Tirion has drawn 20 new star maps especially for inclusion here. A myriad of named astronomical objects, constellations, observatories and space missions are described in detail, as well as biographical sketches for 70 of the most luminous…    
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Book details

List price: $45.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/20/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Preface; A-Z contents.