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Astronomy for dummies
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Published:
Hoboken, N.J. : Chichester : Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor], c2013.
Format:
Book
Edition:
3rd ed.
Physical Desc:
xviii, 338 pages, [8] pages of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Status:
Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction
520 M3111a 2013
Description
The fun and easy way to explore the night sky

Do 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 appendix Covers recent discoveries in space, such as water on the Moon and Pluto's demotion from "planet" status Collects new websites, lists of telescope motels, sky-watching guides, and suggestions for beginner's telescopes and suppliers Brings 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" networks

Whether 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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781118376973 (trade pbk.), 1118376978 (trade pbk.)

Notes

General Note
Previous ed.: 2005.
General Note
Includes index.
Description
From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe, and provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the night sky.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Maran, S. P. (2013). Astronomy for dummies. 3rd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Chichester: Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Maran, Stephen P. 2013. Astronomy for Dummies. Hoboken, N.J. : Chichester: Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Maran, Stephen P, Astronomy for Dummies. Hoboken, N.J. : Chichester: Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor], 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Maran, Stephen P. Astronomy for Dummies. 3rd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Chichester: Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor], 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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