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Universe By Heather Couper

Universe by Heather Couper

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Part of an extraordinary photographic series including Above the World, Inside the Body and Weather. Informative but engrossing and beautiful, this is an undisputed reference book as well as an artistic masterpiece. Space exploration continues apace, continually extending our understanding of other worlds.

Universe Summary

Universe: Stunning Satellite Imagery from Outer Space by Heather Couper

In the tradition of this amazing series, this unique contemporary reference book transports the reader literally out of this world.This pictorial journey through the universe shows us such startling sights as butterfly nebulae, sun plasma loops, gas pillars, young stars and whole galaxies. We see detailed images of planets' surfaces, craters and atmosphere. Images from the Cassini mission focus in on Saturn's beautiful rings and moons.Introductory text to each chapter and detailed extended captions explain both the content of the pictures and the means by which it was captured.As with preceding volumes, it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between art and nature within the pages. Keep watching the skies!

About Heather Couper

Heather Couper is a leading international communicator on astronomy and space. After presenting two TV series for Channel 4, Heather and two colleagues set up Pioneering Productions - now one of the leading factual TV companies in the UK. She was the producer of Universe, and the international award-winning programme Electric Skies. She is the author and co-author of more than 30 books, the most recent being Encyclopedia (1999), Universe (1999), Extreme Universe (2001) and Mars: The Inside Story of the Red Planet (2001). AUTHOR LIVES: Buckinghamshire, England

Table of Contents

The Sun The Moon Planets and their Moons Stars Galaxies Nebulae Black Holes

Additional information

GOR011885142
9781844034376
1844034372
Universe: Stunning Satellite Imagery from Outer Space by Heather Couper
Used - Like New
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2007-01-01
288
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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