Fully revised and updated, this atlas provides an informative guide to the cosmos. Written by one of Britain's best known astronomers, it contains a wealth of photographs from ground based telescopes and the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as images from nearly four decades of robotic exploration of the planets. Tables of data and 22 star maps accompany information on the stars, solar system and the universe. Practical advice for beginners and more advanced astronomers, including how to choose a telescope, is also included. Originally published in print format in 2005. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available in the eBook version due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.
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