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By Couper, Heather; Henbest, Nigel
From asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets, Space Visual Encyclopedia takes an in-depth look at the wonders of our extraordinary universe. Space Visual Encyclopedia examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of our Solar Syste...m, and from constellations and famous astronomers to man's attempts to gain a greater understanding of the Universe. Packed with fact after fact, Space Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect one-stop reference guide to all you need to know about the mysteries of space.Read more
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Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2019 is the guide for Stargazers in Britian and ireland. The new 2019 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies.
Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2020 is the guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2020 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies - making the night sky accessible to beginners and experts alike.
By Mills, H. Robert; Foreword by Couper, Heather
This practical manual provides essential material for the extensive world-wide community of non-professional astronomers. Every page of the book is alive with the infectious enthusiasm of the author whose expertise, knowledge and teaching experience provides easy access to the fa...scination and enjoyment of sky-watching. Contents: Foreword by Dr. Heather Couper ? The Celestial Sphere ? The Sun and Sundials ? Star Positions, Star Maps, Planispheres and Nomograms ? Light and Basic Optics ? Miscellaneous Calculations ? Appendices and Useful Information ? Index. Commendations: Excellent basic material for assembling practical and experimental projects easily conducted at home. Many of the ideas are original and well presented with simple instructions and perfectly clear illustrations. Spaceflight Magazine A unique compendium of do-it-yourself projects and a vast store of general astronomical information. Get this book, and revel in the good things in it. British Astronomical AssociatRead more
Featuring all the newest discoveries, discussions, and debates about Earth, the Moon, the solar system, and galaxies far and wide, this comprehensive encyclopedia about all the things that make up the universe features striking full-color photographs.
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