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A Dictionary of Astronomy Ian Ridpath

A Dictionary of Astronomy par Ian Ridpath

A Dictionary of Astronomy Ian Ridpath


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Résumé

This informative dictionary contains over 4,200 entries on all aspects of astronomy. Written by an expert team of contributors under the editorship of Ian Ridpath, it is an invaluable reference for students, professionals, and space enthusiasts.

A Dictionary of Astronomy Résumé

A Dictionary of Astronomy Ian Ridpath

The second edition of this established dictionary contains over 4,200 up-to-date entries on all aspects of astronomy. Edited by renowned author and broadcaster Ian Ridpath, with the help of over 20 expert contributors, it covers everything from space exploration and the equipment involved, to astrophysics, cosmology, and the concept of time. The dictionary also features biographical entries on eminent astronomers, as well as worldwide coverage of observatories and telescopes. Appendices include tables of Apollo lunar landing missions and the constellations. Entries are supported by numerous tables and diagrams. The text has been fully revised and updated for the second edition, and includes information on new space missions, and ones that have come to fruition (such as the Huygens Probe). It also boasts entry-level web links and highlighted entries on topics sich as the Big Bang theory, black holes, galaxy evolution, and SETI. An invaluable reference source for students, professionals, amateur astronomers, and for space enthusiasts.

A Dictionary of Astronomy Avis

this book is rich in peculiarities for the interested observer. The Independent

Sommaire

PREFACE; THE DICTIONARY; APPENDICES; 1. Apollo lunar landing missions; 2. Satellites of the planets; 3. The constellations; 4. The brightest stars; 5. The nearest stars; 6. The Messier objects; 7. The Local Group of galaxies

Informations supplémentaires

GOR003688274
9780199214938
019921493X
A Dictionary of Astronomy Ian Ridpath
Occasion - Très bon état
Broché
Oxford University Press
20070927
576
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