The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy

eBook - 1999
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Penguin Putnam

You're no idiot, of course. You can tell a shooting star when you see one, spot the Big Dipper, and name all the astronauts from the first moon landing. But when it comes to understanding astronomy, you feel like you're lost in space. Don't go supernova yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy tells you all you need to know about astronomy, from its fascinating beginnings to today's newsworthy discoveries. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you'll find:

Baker & Taylor
Covers various aspects of astronomy, including an orientation of the night sky, a brief history of astronomy, tips on buying a telescope, and information on stars, planets, black holes, galaxies, and the Big Bang Theory

Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, c1999
ISBN: 9780585089195
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 428 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Axelrod, Alan 1952-


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