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The Resource Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe

Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe

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Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Title
Atlas of the skies
Title remainder
journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
FSM
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [228]-229) and index
Contents
A hundred thousand years of astronomy -- From the Earth to the Moon: Blue planet -- The lithosphere -- The hydrosphere -- The biosphere -- The atmosphere -- The earth in space -- The moon and the Earth-moon system -- Lunar geology -- Movements and lunar phenomena -- Exploration and conquest -- The Apollo expeditions -- Observing the sky: Getting your bearings in space -- Observing celestial objects -- The observation sites -- Pattern of stars -- Observing the heavens -- The more famous constellations -- The zodiac -- Observing the moon -- Observing the eclipses -- Instruments and space expeditions -- The exploration of the solar system -- The sun and its planets: Our star -- Structure and phenomena -- Activity of the sun -- From Mercury to Pluto -- Mercury -- Venus -- Mars -- The asteroid belt -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Neptune -- Pluto and Charon -- Comets, meteorites and interstellar masses -- Hypothesis on the origins of the solar system -- Stars, galaxies and beyond: A universe of suns -- Luminosity and distance -- Stellar spectra -- Evolution of a star -- Binary and variable stars -- The Milky way and beyond -- The structure -- Close to the galaxy -- Beyond the Milky Way
Control code
ocn213332363
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781844060832
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Other physical details
.col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781844060832
Label
Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [228]-229) and index
Contents
A hundred thousand years of astronomy -- From the Earth to the Moon: Blue planet -- The lithosphere -- The hydrosphere -- The biosphere -- The atmosphere -- The earth in space -- The moon and the Earth-moon system -- Lunar geology -- Movements and lunar phenomena -- Exploration and conquest -- The Apollo expeditions -- Observing the sky: Getting your bearings in space -- Observing celestial objects -- The observation sites -- Pattern of stars -- Observing the heavens -- The more famous constellations -- The zodiac -- Observing the moon -- Observing the eclipses -- Instruments and space expeditions -- The exploration of the solar system -- The sun and its planets: Our star -- Structure and phenomena -- Activity of the sun -- From Mercury to Pluto -- Mercury -- Venus -- Mars -- The asteroid belt -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Neptune -- Pluto and Charon -- Comets, meteorites and interstellar masses -- Hypothesis on the origins of the solar system -- Stars, galaxies and beyond: A universe of suns -- Luminosity and distance -- Stellar spectra -- Evolution of a star -- Binary and variable stars -- The Milky way and beyond -- The structure -- Close to the galaxy -- Beyond the Milky Way
Control code
ocn213332363
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781844060832
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Other physical details
.col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781844060832

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