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Wiley Publications Book: Astronomy For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Stephen P. Maran

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An accessible guide to the wonders of the night sky, now updated.

From asteroids to black holes, from quasars to white dwarfs, this edition of Astronomy For Dummies takes backyard stargazers on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring star maps, charts, gorgeous full-color photographs, and easy-to-follow explanations, this fact-filled guide gives readers a leg up on the basic principles of astronomy and shows how to get the most out of binoculars, telescopes, planetarium visits, and other fun astronomical activities.

This updated edition includes an updated color signature and covers the many discoveries made in recent years, as well as new astronomy Web sites.

Subject Astronomy
Author Stephen P. Maran
Edition 2nd
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 334
Dimensions 9.2 x 7.4 x .8" (234 x 188 x 20 mm)
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 0-7645-8465-0
Publisher Wiley
Date Published April 2005

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