Astronomy Made Simple

Astronomy Made Simple

Book - 2004
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Random House, Inc.
See the skies in a whole new light. Take a tour of the universe, from our local solar system to the far reaches of deepest space. Astronomy Made Simple offers a complete introduction to this science, from its birth in ancient times to the different types of super-powerful telescopes scientists use today. It also includes detailed instructions on how to map the stars and understand the coordinate system, as well as fun sidebars, ideas for projects for further learning, and resources for the student or the amateur astronomer.

Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive survey of the elements of astronomy includes information on the constellations, telescope operation, and the components and mechanics of the solar system.

Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2004
Edition: First Broadway Books trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9780767917049
Branch Call Number: 520 MARVE
Characteristics: xii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Philip Lief Group
Notes: Includes index
"No nonsense knowledge"--Cover


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