This is an introduction to the skies, covering our immediate Solar System - the sun, the moon and the planets - and beyond into deep space, the stars, galaxies and nebulae. Both historical and scientific aspects of astronomy are included, as well as a resources directory. From huge optical telescopes used by professional astronomers to the makeshift observatories of amateurs, the tools and techniques of skywatching are covered.
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Book Description Collins, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002200287