Astronomy: The Definitive Guide

Astronomy The Definitive Guide Astronomy The Definitive Guide is the perfect handbook for all who are interested in our place in the universe Prepared under the direction of consultant editor Robert Burnham the guide includes hund

  • Title: Astronomy: The Definitive Guide
  • Author: Robert Burnham
  • ISBN: 9780760740866
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Astronomy The Definitive Guide is the perfect handbook for all who are interested in our place in the universe Prepared under the direction of consultant editor Robert Burnham, the guide includes hundreds of photographs, illustrations, and sky maps that bring to life the intriguing subject of astronomy.The guide is divided into two sections The first, Discovering the UAstronomy The Definitive Guide is the perfect handbook for all who are interested in our place in the universe Prepared under the direction of consultant editor Robert Burnham, the guide includes hundreds of photographs, illustrations, and sky maps that bring to life the intriguing subject of astronomy.The guide is divided into two sections The first, Discovering the Universe , explains our changing understanding of earth s place in the universe and provides an up to the minute guide to astronomy today It describes the main celestial bodies and explores the big questions raised by our evolving understanding of the universe Also included is advice on selecting the most appropriate equipment for skywatching and tips on becoming a successful viewer.The second section, A Guide to Celestial Objects , is a field guide to the night sky It includes hundreds of maps and photographs, with sections on the sun, moon and planets, stars, nebulas and galaxies, as well as monthly star charts and sky tours of both northern and southern hemispheres Ten years from now, I expect many professional and amateur astronomers to trace their passion for the field back to this book New Scientist, London

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    • Katarina says:

      Najbolja moguca knjiga o astronomiji za pocetnike i one koji zele otkriti i spoznati tajne nocnog neba. Knjiga je prepuna informacija, podataka i predivnih slika. Mene i nakon nekoliko godina sto ju imam odusevljava. :)

    • Duane Dunkerson says:

      A Review of Astronomy, The Definitive Guide by Robert Burnham, Alan Dyer, and Jeff Kanipe, Barnes and Noble Books, 2003.The Guide is for sky-aware people, but mostly for beginners. It covers, entirely in glossy pages, the adventure of knowing more about the Universe in two parts. In the first part of this sensibly sized book is information in easy to understand language about the Earth and beyond in today's astronomy. Advice about acquiring and using binoculars and/or telescopes is also given. I [...]

    • Francisco Cebrián says:

      Este fue, si mal no recuerdo, mi quinto libro de Astronomía, adquirido en junio de 2008, tras haber leído los de El País, los de Mark Garlick y otros más cuyos nombres ya me son más lejanos en el tiempo y en la memoria. Magnífico. La historia de la Astronomía, muy cuidada, bien resumida e imparcial resulta maravillosa de leer. Desde los orígenes -haciendo hincapié en las culturas así como en los ritos propios- hasta la lucha EE.UU - URSS pasando por el Renacimiento y el auge de la cult [...]

    • Avery Miller says:

      I totally loved this book. It taught me so much on different galaxies, different hemispheres, constellations and nebulas. I enjoyed this book so much that I have been doing massive amounts of research on the different elements and their bonds in distant nebulas. It has turned out that I have gotten so interested that I have began taking look into dark matter and what REALLY holds the galaxies together if regular covalent/ isotopic bonds are too weak, there must be something greater than any know [...]

    • Lín says:

      Great information and very handy as a field guide!

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