Learn about the cosmos from your armchair
Sir Patrick Moore, who has presented the BBC’s “The
Sky at Night” since 1957 and has won numerous awards for his work, guides you through the major breakthroughs in astronomy over the last five years.
About the Author
Table of ContentsPreface/Introducing astronomy/The spinning sky/Sky-watchers/The astronomer's telescope/Into space/The sun/The moon/The sun's family/The inner planets/The outer planets/Minor members of the solar system/The stars/Patterns of stars/Double and variable stars/The life and times of a star/Star-clusters and nebulae/The depths of the universe/Into the future/Taking it further/Glossary/Appendices/Index