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Mar 31, 2010
| ISBN 9780307432896
Mar 31, 2010 | ISBN 9780307432896
See the skies in a whole new light. Take a tour of the universe, from our local solar system to the far reaches of deepest space. Astronomy Made Simple offers a complete introduction to this science, from its birth in ancient times to the different types of super-powerful telescopes scientists use today. It also includes detailed instructions on how to map the stars and understand the coordinate system, as well as fun sidebars, ideas for projects for further learning, and resources for the student or the amateur astronomer.
KEVIN B. MARVEL, Ph.D., is the deputy executive officer of the American Astronomical Society. He is the author of two other books and numerous professional papers.
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