Astronomy

Astronomy

by Dinah L. Moche
     
 

From stars, planets, and galaxies to the mysteries of blackholes, the Big Bang, and the possibility of life on other planets, this new edition of Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide brings the fascinating night sky to life for every student and amateur stargazer.

With a unique self-teaching format, Astronomy clearly explains the essentials covered in an

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From stars, planets, and galaxies to the mysteries of blackholes, the Big Bang, and the possibility of life on other planets, this new edition of Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide brings the fascinating night sky to life for every student and amateur stargazer.

With a unique self-teaching format, Astronomy clearly explains the essentials covered in an introductory college-level course. Written by an award-winning author, this practical guide offers beginners an easy way to quickly grasp the basic principles of astronomy.

To help you further appreciate the wonders of the cosmos, this book also includes: * Star and Moon maps the identify objects in the sky

*Objectives, reviews, and self-tests that monitor your progress

* Simple activities that help you to test basic principles at your own pace

Updated with the latest discoveries, new photographs, and references to the best astronomy Web sites, this newest edition of Astronomy imparts an extraordinary appreciation of the elegant beauty of the universe.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dinah L. Moche, Ph.D., is Professor of Physic and Astronomy at the City University of New York. She is an award-winning author and lecturerer, and her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471017646
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1978
Series:
Self-Teaching Guides
Pages:
286

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