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The New Astronomy

Henbnest, Nigel and Michael Marten

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ISBN 10: 0521256836 / ISBN 13: 9780521256834
Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Etc., 1983
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240p., colored and b/w illus., dj, quarto format. Bookseller Inventory # 026146

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Title: The New Astronomy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Etc.

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

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Explains how infrared radio, ultraviolet, and x-ray astronomy are increasing our knowledge of the universe, and discusses the solar system, galaxies, and the birth and death of stars

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With over 300 photographs and images obtained by telescopes and detectors operating at different wavelengths, this text presents startlingly different views of the solar system, stars, galaxies and, in this new edition, Halley's comet and Supernova 1987A.

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