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The Resource Astronomy For Dummies

Astronomy For Dummies

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Astronomy For Dummies
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Astronomy For Dummies
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The fun and easy way to explore the night skyDo you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color photographs, Astronomy For Dummies provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the night sky. Plus, this new edition also gives you the latest theories, explanations, and insights into the basic workings of the universe.Includes updated schedules of coming eclipses of the Sun and Moon and a revised planetary appendixCovers recent discoveries in space, such as water on the Moon and Pluto's demotion from "planet" statusCollects new websites, lists of telescope motels, sky-watching guides, and suggestions for beginner's telescopes and suppliersBrings you up-to-speed on the latest social trends and personal technology, such as stargazing mobile apps, NASA video, and the prevalence of "Citizen Science" networksWhether you're an amateur astronomer, space enthusiast, or enrolled in a first year astronomy course, Astronomy For Dummies has you covered
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Maran, Stephen P
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Astronomy For Dummies
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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9781118376942
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Astronomy For Dummies
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9781118376942
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