Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide
Discover the wonders of the night sky with this best selling astronomy guide
For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide
has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to the night sky.
Now this classic beginner's guide has been completely revised to bring it up to date with the latest discoveries and graphics.
Packed with valuable tables, charts, and star and moon maps, this user-friendly guide makes it easy for
you to quickly grasp the basic principles of astronomy and start observing the night sky.
The book includes objectives, reviews, and self-tests, and can be used on its own as a self-teaching guide or as a supplement to astronomy course materials.
- Features over 80 new photos and illustrations, including a full-color insert
- Reviews the newest telescopes and spacecraft
- Includes an overview of the best astronomy Web sites
This book has an outstanding introduction to astronomy. It's up to date with wonderful photos and straightforward explanations.
I strongly recommend this publication to students in astronomy classes in addition to individuals who desire to discover more about astronomy as a hobby to engage in