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Far out : a space-time chronicle

Author: Michael Benson
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of photographs depicting various sections of our solar system as well as of distant galaxies beyond the Milky Way taken by observatories around the world --
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Photographs from space
Pictorial works
Nonfiction
fotografier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Benson
ISBN: 9780810949485 0810949482
OCLC Number: 317927289
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Four degrees of separation --
A vocabulary of universal forms --
Nested supernova remnants --
Orion --
The Milky Way --
The North America and Pelican nebulae --
The Cone Nebula and surroundings --
Planetary Nebulae --
Seagulls and Cat's Paws --
A rose in heaven --
The case of the Eagle Nebula --
The Carina Nebula --
The Magellanic Clouds --
The Andromeda Way --
Interacting galaxies --
Nearby spirals --
The whirlpool and antennae galaxies --
Barred spirals --
Triplets, quartets, quintets, and sextets --
Galaxy clusters --
Cosmology and deep time --
About the pictures.
Responsibility: Michael Benson.
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A collection of images of universe's farthest reaches that reveals the grandeur of the universe's earliest eons - using computers, electronics, optics and satellite technology to expand the  Read more...

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