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The Stars : The Definitive Guide

The Stars : The Definitive Guide

Author: DK
$55.00(NZD)  inc GST
Description

The Stars is a stunning guide to the celestial wonders of our universe, capturing the beauty of the cosmos beyond our solar system. Fully authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution, The Stars lets you explore the awe-inspiring wonders of our universe and discover the most fascinating objects known to astronomy, from glittering starbirth nebulae to supermassive black holes. Stunning 3-D graphics chart all 88 constellations from Andromeda to Virgo, forming a complete map of the night sky. With incredible new imagery from the Hubble Space Telescope, and an array of focus topics including the Milky Way, the Big Bang, and the timeline of the telescope, The Stars is the ultimate visual guide to the cosmos and a truly out-of-this-world gift for every stargazer.

Reviews
This lavishly produced volume takes the reader on an exquisitely pictorial journey through the cosmos [...] certainly a beautiful and comprehensive guide that would grace any astronomer's library -- Steve Richards * BBC Sky at Night * There is much to admire about this book. Authored by a collection of experts and brilliantly illustrated with enticing diagrams and images, the two aspects come together to educate us on all things stars while remaining easy to follow * How It Works *
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780241226025
  • : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • : DK
  • : August 2016
  • : 301mm X 252mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : DK
  • : en
  • : 256