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By Maran Stephen P.

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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.Detailed info »« Brief info

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Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: 1/1/2000
ISBN: 9780764584657
Ean: 0764584650
Paperback:344 pages
Edition Number:2
Physical Info:7.38 x 0.73 x 9.27 inches, (1.17 lbs)
Categories:Astronomy - General
LC Subjects:Astronomy