Astronomy for Dummies

Astronomy for Dummies

Book - 2005
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An accessible guide to the wonders of the night sky, now updated
From asteroids to black holes, from quasars to white dwarfs, this new edition of Astronomy For Dummies takes backyard stargazers on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring star maps, charts, gorgeous full-color photographs, and easy-to-follow explanations, this fact-filled guide gives readers a leg up on the basic principles of astronomy and shows how to get the most out of binoculars, telescopes, planetarium visits, and other fun astronomical activities. This updated edition includes an updated color signature and covers the many discoveries made in recent years, as well as new astronomy Web sites.
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., c2005
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780764584657
Branch Call Number: 520 MAR
Characteristics: xvi, 318 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm

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