The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy, 2e (Google eBook)
Although it's been around for more than 5,500 years, astronomers say that we've learned more than 90 percent of what we know about the universe in just the last 50 years. Of this body of knowledge, a disproportionate amount has been acquired in the past decade, with each new year yielding more information than the last.
The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Astronomy, Second Edition, covers these new advances and discoveries.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - br77rino - LibraryThing
A good representation of the state of astronomy, that's a little repetitious at times (I believe this is due to multiple authors and overlapping topics). It gave the overview that I wanted, and in a ... Read full review
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You always learn something from these quick looks into a complex subject. This was no exception. Read full review
Measuring the Milky
Milky Way Portrait
A Galaxy of Galaxies
Irregular Galactic Embrace
Moving Out of Town
What About the Big Bang?
A Walk Around the Block
Solar System Home Movie
Solar System Family Snapshot
The Life and Death of a HighMass Star
We Have a Problem
Appendix A Star Words Glossary
Appendix B Upcoming Eclipses
The Messier Catalog
Appendix E Sources for Astronomers