Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide
ISBN: 1620459906
EAN13: 9781620459904
Language: English
Pages: 362
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Discover The Wonders of the night sky with this bestselling Astronomy Guide From stars, planets, and galaxies to black holes, the Big Bang, and life in space, Astronomy has introduced hundreds of thousands of people worldwide to the secrets of the universe. A unique, successful self-teaching format makes it easy for you to quickly grasp basic principles and keep up with contemporary discoveries. You can use this user-friendly book alone or with a textbook, modules, Internet-based or distance-learning course, computer software, telescope manual, or as a handy reference. Updated with the latest, most accurate information and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Seventh Edition features: Web site addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources onlineTechnical ideas made simple without mathematicsA beautiful new full-color, glossy insert with spectacular astro-imagesAn interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learningFive beginners Star and Moon maps for fun stargazing Praise for previous editions of Astronomy One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy. --The Strolling Astronomer Excellent . . . provides stimulating reading and actively involves the reader in astronomy. --The Reflector
From the front Cover Astronomy A Self-Teaching Guide Seventh Edition Dinah L. Moch?