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Astronomy A Visual Guide

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ISBN-10: 1554074606

ISBN-13: 9781554074600

Edition: 2009

Authors: Mark A. Garlick

List price: $27.95
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Astronomy provides a survey of science's growing understanding of space, including facts on space research and space probes. Packed with stunning images and diagrams, the book features: A wide variety of heavenly phenomenas, including distant stars, the planets of the solar system, comets and shooting stars, eclipses and black holes. Vivid cross-sections of the planets with concise descriptions and a chart of their relative distance from the sun. Spectacular photographs from the world's finest observatories and space-based cameras, many further expertly clarified by digital graphics. Easy-to-read monthly sky maps with symbols to identify open and globular star clusters, galaxies and…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 2/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 9.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Searching the heavens
The Solar System
Stars, galaxies and celestial light
The night sky
The universe