The Resource Astronomy, by Stephen P. Maran, PhD

Astronomy, by Stephen P. Maran, PhD

Label
Astronomy
Title
Astronomy
Statement of responsibility
by Stephen P. Maran, PhD
Title variation
Astronomy for dummies
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From asteroids to black holes, this guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe, and provides an introduction to the night sky
Member of
Cataloging source
JBI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maran, Stephen P
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Astronomy
Label
Astronomy, by Stephen P. Maran, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Bonus content online"--Cover
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes Internet addresses and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Getting started with astronomy -- Seeing the light: the art and science of astronomy -- Join the crowd: skywatching activities and resources -- Terrific tools for observing the skies -- Just passing through: meteors, comets, and artificial satellites -- Part 2. Going once around the solar system -- A matched pair: Earth and its moon -- Earth's near neighbors: Mercury, Venus, and Mars -- Rock on: the asteroid belt and near-Earth objects -- Great balls of gas: Jupiter and Saturn -- Far out!: Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and beyond -- Part 3. Meeting old sol and other stars -- The Sun: star of Earth -- Taking a trip to the stars -- Galaxies: the Milky Way and beyond -- Digging into black holes and quasars -- Part 4. Pondering the remarkable universe -- Is anybody out there?: SETI and planets of other suns -- Delving into dark matter and antimatter -- The Big Bang and the evolution of the universe -- Part 5. he part of tens -- Ten strange facts about astronomy and space -- Ten common errors about astronomy and space -- Part 6. Appendixes -- Star maps -- Glossary
Control code
on1003863591
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
4th edition.
Extent
xi, 368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781119374244
Lccn
2017947198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003863591
  • in502150549
Label
Astronomy, by Stephen P. Maran, PhD
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Bonus content online"--Cover
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes Internet addresses and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Getting started with astronomy -- Seeing the light: the art and science of astronomy -- Join the crowd: skywatching activities and resources -- Terrific tools for observing the skies -- Just passing through: meteors, comets, and artificial satellites -- Part 2. Going once around the solar system -- A matched pair: Earth and its moon -- Earth's near neighbors: Mercury, Venus, and Mars -- Rock on: the asteroid belt and near-Earth objects -- Great balls of gas: Jupiter and Saturn -- Far out!: Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and beyond -- Part 3. Meeting old sol and other stars -- The Sun: star of Earth -- Taking a trip to the stars -- Galaxies: the Milky Way and beyond -- Digging into black holes and quasars -- Part 4. Pondering the remarkable universe -- Is anybody out there?: SETI and planets of other suns -- Delving into dark matter and antimatter -- The Big Bang and the evolution of the universe -- Part 5. he part of tens -- Ten strange facts about astronomy and space -- Ten common errors about astronomy and space -- Part 6. Appendixes -- Star maps -- Glossary
Control code
on1003863591
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
4th edition.
Extent
xi, 368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781119374244
Lccn
2017947198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003863591
  • in502150549

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