Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia: A comprehensive and authoritative A-Z guide to the Universe (Revised Edition)

Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia: A comprehensive and authoritative A-Z guide to the Universe (Revised Edition)

Patrick Moore


the hot Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia is among the such a lot accomplished, authoritative and obtainable books on astronomy. in additional than 3000 alphabetically prepared articles and over 500 photos and diagrams, it covers every thing and everybody from the Anglo-Australian Observatory to Fritz Zwicky. Its 464 pages comprise a number of significant articles on matters similar to our Galaxy, the solar and planets, optical and radio telescopes, stars, black holes, astrophysics, observatories, astronomical images, house programmes, the constellations and recognized astronomers. assisting those articles are shorter entries on planetary positive factors and satellites, asteroids, observational strategies, comets, satellite tv for pc launchers, meteros, and matters as assorted as existence within the Universe and the constitution of meteorites. rankings of tables record the brightest stars within the significant constellations, annual meteor showers, significant variable stars, dwarf stars, power creation methods within the sunlight, and different appropriate information. Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia is written via greater than a hundred top astronomers from the world's universities and observatories, each one knowledgeable in a really expert box of information. they've got produced an updated and trustworthy well known reference paintings for 2001 and past.

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