Astronomy For Dummies

Astronomy For Dummies

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by Stephen P. Maran
     
 

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Features charts, star maps, and full-color photos!

Ever wonder what's out there?

This is the book for you!

Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe, showing you how to get the most out of stargazing, planetarium visits, and other

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Features charts, star maps, and full-color photos!

Ever wonder what's out there?

This is the book for you!

Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe, showing you how to get the most out of stargazing, planetarium visits, and other cool astronomical activities. It also covers recent discoveries and new astronomy Web sites.

Discover how to

  • Enjoy skywatching in your backyard
  • Identify planets and stars
  • Explore our solar system, the Milky Way, and beyond
  • Understand the Big Bang, quasars, antimatter, and more
  • Join the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764584657
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/25/2005
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.72(d)

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