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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2000

    A great starter book!

    I've become quite fond of the 'for Dummies' series and this book was a great addition to my collection (one of the few I have read cover to cover). It has great coverage of the planets, their moons and the objects further out. There are many sidebars to explain the more technical aspects of objects we see in the night sky. It is a very current and up-to-date book and my overall impression was very good. I would expect a dry text from an author with a Ph.D. but this was very light and with plenty of humor included. It suggests software and hardware, plenty of references to Web sites, even covering SETI. I would highly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in the heavens above.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2012

    Very helpful

    Great starter book for amature astronomers

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2009

    Big help!

    I bought this book for my daughter as a help to an Astronomy class she is taking. The book helped her get on track. She was previously getting 50's and now she is getting A's and B's. Sometimes putting things in "laymen'" terms is all that is needed.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2012

    Outstanding Astronomy for us Dummies

    This book is just what I was looking for in an astronomy learning book. It is clear and informative. I will be referring to it over and over again.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2006

    amazing

    as an astronomey lover myself this book has been an eyeopening adventure through space i will read it over and over again

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