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Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide

Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardback)

Consultant editor Rees, Martin

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Marvel at the wonders of the Universe, from stars and planets to black holes and nebulae, in this exploration of our solar system and beyond. Universe opens with a look at astronomy and the history of the Universe, using 3D artworks to provide a comprehensive grounding in the fun...damental concepts of astronomy, including the basic techniques of practical astronomy. The core of the book is a tour of the cosmos covering the Solar System, the Milky Way, and galaxies beyond our own. Explanatory pages introduce different celestial phenomena, such as galaxies, and are followed by catalogues that profile the most interesting and important examples. A comprehensive star atlas completes the picture, with entries on each of the 88 constellations and a monthly sky guide showing the night sky as it appears throughout the year as viewed from both the northern and southern hemispheres.
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ISBN 9780241412749
Released AU 18 Aug 2020
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780241412749
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Released 18 Aug 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Consultant editor Rees, Martin
Category Popular Science
Popular Astronomy
Cosmology & The Universe
Solar System
Astronomical Charts & Atlases
Space Travel & Exploration
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Width: 308mm
Height: 259mm
Spine: 33mm
Dewey Code 523.1
Weight 2,775g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Cosmology - Popular works, Astronomy - Popular works, Universe
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade