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Astronomy : a visual guide / Ian Ridpath ; additional contributors, Giles Sparrow and Carole Stott.

Ridpath, Ian, (author.). Sparrow, Giles, 1970- (author.). Stott, Carole, (author.).
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  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 520 RID (Text) 78551000537793 Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library ACQ16558 (Text) NWBRG16558 New Materials On order -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 520 Ridpath (Text) 31208912590892 new non-fiction Checked out 12/02/2018
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington 520 RID (Text) 21401000502699 Adult New Release Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial j 520 RIDPATH (Text) 33946003376345 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465473622
  • ISBN: 1465473629
  • ISBN: 0241317800
  • ISBN: 9780241317808
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Issued in slipcase.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
History. The beginnings of astronomy ; The rise of astrophysics ; Our place in the Universe ; Into orbit ; The race to the Moon ; Shuttles and stations ; Exploring the Solar System ; Unlocking the stars ; Pushing the limits -- The Universe. Origins. The structure of the Universe ; The Big Bang ; The first stars and galaxies ; The expanding Universe ; The fate of the Universe -- Phenomena. Star classification ; Stellar life cycles ; Multiple stars and clusters ; Variable stars ; Galaxies ; Planets of other stars -- The Solar System. Our Solar System ; The Sun ; Mercury ; Venus ; Earth ; The Moon ; Mars ; Jupiter ; Saturn ; Uranus ; Neptune ; Pluto ; Comets and meteors ; Asteroids and meteorites -- The Night Sky. Observation. The appearance of the sky ; Finding your way ; Starting observing ; Binoculars ; Telescope astronomy ; Astrophotography -- The constellations. Mapping the sky ; Understanding the charts ; Guide to the constellations -- Monthly sky guide -- Almanac.
Summary, etc.:
Provides a comprehensive guide to the universe, from craters on the Moon to Jupiter's Great Red Spot, and includes maps of the night sky, profiles of constellations, and tips on using binoculars and telescopes.
Subject: Astronomy.

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