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The visual dictionary of the universe.

Author: Dorling Kindersley Limited,
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, Boston : Distributed by Houghton Mifflin 1993. ©1993
Series: Eyewitness visual dictionaries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Photographs, graphic illustrations, and text explain the workings of the universe, covering black holes, galaxies, quasars, nebulae, and each planet of the solar system.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Popular works
Terminology
Juvenile literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorling Kindersley Limited,
ISBN: 1564583368 9781564583369 0751310344 9780751310344 0773727515 9780773727519
OCLC Number: 28114689
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 32 cm.
Contents: The universe --
Galaxies --
The Milky Way --
Nebulae and star clusters --
Stars of northern skies --
Stars of southern skies --
Stars --
Small stars --
Massive stars --
Neutron stars and black holes --
The solar system --
The Sun --
Mercury --
Venus --
The Earth --
The Moon --
Mars --
Jupiter --
Saturn --
Uranus --
Neptune and Pluto --
Asteroids, comets, and meteoroids --
Observing space ---
Manned space exploration --
Lunar exploration --
Astronomical data --
Glossary --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Eyewitness visual dictionaries.
Other Titles: Universe

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Contains a series of maps and photographs from the latest US and Russian probes, which chart the universe and explain its mysteries. Specially commissioned photographs of the telescopes and  Read more...

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