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Zusatztext ""One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy."" The Strolling Astronomer ""Excellent . . . provides stimulating reading and actively involves the reader in astronomy."" The Reflector Informationen zum Autor Dinah L. Moché, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages. Klappentext Now in full color and thoroughly revised, this perennial bestseller is the most comprehensive and successful beginner's astronomy books in the market. "One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy." -The Strolling Astronomer For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to the night sky. Now this classic beginner's guide has been completely revised to bring it up to date with the latest discoveries. Updated with the latest, most accurate information, new online resources, and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Eighth Edition features:Website addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources onlineTechnical ideas made simple without mathematicsA beautiful updated full-color, glossy insert with spectacular imagesAn interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning Thoroughly revised, a perennial bestseller and one of the most successful beginner's astronomy books in the market. Zusammenfassung Now in full color and thoroughly revised, this perennial bestseller is the most comprehensive and successful beginner's astronomy books in the market. "One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy." The Strolling Astronomer For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to the night sky. Now this classic beginner's guide has been completely revised to bring it up to date with the latest discoveries. Updated with the latest, most accurate information, new online resources, and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Eighth Edition features: Website addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online Technical ideas made simple without mathematics A beautiful updated full-color, glossy insert with spectacular images An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning Inhaltsverzeichnis List of Tables Introduction Cosmic View Chapter 1 Understanding the Starry Sky Chapter 2 Light and Telescopes Chapter 3 The Stars Chapter 4 The Sun Chapter 5 Stellar Evolution Chapter 6 Galaxies Chapter 7 The Universe Chapter 8 Exploring the Solar System Chapter 9 The Planets Chapter 10 The Moon Chapter 11 Comets, Meteors, and Meteorites Chapter 12 Life on Other Worlds? Epilogue Useful Resources and Web Sites Periodicals: Print and Online Databases Books by Dinah L. Moché Career Information Almanacs, Observing Guides, and Star Atlases Organizations Stunning Color Images and News Online Appendixes 1. The Constellations 2. Physical and Astronomical Constants 3. Measurements and Symbols 4. Periodic Table of the Elements 5. The Nearest Stars 6. The Messier Objects Index Star and Moon Maps Spring Skies Summer Skies Autumn Skies Winter Skies Moon Map ...

Préface
Thoroughly revised, a perennial bestseller and one of the most successful beginner's astronomy books in the market.

Auteur
Dinah L. Moché, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

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Now in full color and thoroughly revised, this perennial bestseller is the most comprehensive and successful beginner's astronomy books in the market.
"One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy." -The Strolling Astronomer
For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to the night sky. Now this classic beginner's guide has been completely revised to bring it up to date with the latest discoveries. Updated with the latest, most accurate information, new online resources, and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Eighth Edition features:
  • Website addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online
  • Technical ideas made simple without mathematics
  • A beautiful updated full-color, glossy insert with spectacular images
  • An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning


  • Contenu

    List of Tables

    Introduction Cosmic View 
    Chapter 1 Understanding the Starry Sky 
    Chapter 2 Light and Telescopes 
    Chapter 3 The Stars 
    Chapter 4 The Sun 
    Chapter 5 Stellar Evolution 
    Chapter 6 Galaxies 
    Chapter 7 The Universe 
    Chapter 8 Exploring the Solar System 
    Chapter 9 The Planets 
    Chapter 10 The Moon 
    Chapter 11 Comets, Meteors, and Meteorites 
    Chapter 12 Life on Other Worlds? 
    Epilogue
    Useful Resources and Web Sites

    Periodicals: Print and Online

    Databases

    Books by Dinah L. Moché

    Career Information

    Almanacs, Observing Guides, and Star Atlases

    Organizations

    Stunning Color Images and News Online

    Appendixes

    1. The Constellations 2. Physical and Astronomical Constants 3. Measurements and Symbols 4. Periodic Table of the Elements 5. The Nearest Stars 6. The Messier Objects

    Index
    Star and Moon Maps

    Spring Skies
    Summer Skies
    Autumn Skies
    Winter Skies
    Moon Map

    Informations sur le produit

    Titre: Astronomy
    Auteur:
    Code EAN: 9781620459904
    ISBN: 978-1-62045-990-4
    Format: Couverture cartonnée
    Editeur: Ingram Publishers Services
    Genre: Physique et astronomie
    nombre de pages: 388
    Poids: 690g
    Taille: H235mm x B189mm x T24mm
    Année: 2014
    Auflage: 8. A.