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Unveiling the Universe : an Introduction to Astronomy

Author: J E Zyl
Publisher: London : Springer London, 1996.
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Unveil the Universe includes material on almost every aspect of astronomy, beginning from first principles. It is unique in providing a level of scientific accuracy and detail found in no other introductory book, in addition to a wealth of material on instruments, theory, observation, space exploration, and cosmology. It is encyclopaedic in the breadth of its coverage, yet still contains detailed explanations of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J E Zyl
ISBN: 9781447110378 1447110374
OCLC Number: 853267841
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 324 pages 383 illustrations)
Contents: 1 The Visible Night Sky --
2 The Dawn of Astronomy --
3 The Formulation of Laws --
4 Instruments --
5 Fundamental Measurements --
6 Surveying the Planets --
7 New Planets, Comets and Meteors --
8 Exploring the Solar System --
9 The Sun --
10 Stars and Double Stars --
11 Variable Stars --
12 The Milky Way Galaxy --
13 Beyond the Milky Way --
14 From the Big Bang to the Present --
Appendices.
Responsibility: by J.E. Zyl.
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