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Discover The Wonders of the night sky with this bestselling Astronomy Guide

From stars, planets, and galaxies to black holes, the Big Bang, and life in space, Astronomy has introduced hundreds of thousands of people worldwide to the secrets of the universe. A unique, successful self-teaching format makes it easy for you to quickly grasp basic principles and keep up with contemporary discoveries. You can use this user-friendly book alone or with a textbook, modules, Internet-based or distance-learning course, computer software, telescope manual, or as a handy reference. Updated with the latest, most accurate information and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Seventh Edition features:

  • Web site addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online
  • Technical ideas made simple without mathematics
  • A beautiful new full-color, glossy insert with spectacular astro-images
  • An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning
  • Five beginners Star and Moon maps for fun stargazing

Praise for previous editions of Astronomy:

"One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy."

The Strolling Astronomer

"Excellent . . . provides stimulating reading and actively involves the reader in astronomy."

The Reflector

Synopsis:

A perennial bestseller--200,000 copies sold in previous editions--now extensively updated

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 with over 100 new photos and illustrations, including a full-color insert; reviews of the newest telescopes and spacecraft; and an overview of the best astronomy Web sites. Packed with valuable tables, charts, and star and moon maps, this guide covers the essentials of an introductory college-level astronomy course, while letting self-learners proceed at their own pace.

Dinah L. Moche, PhD (Rye, NY), is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York and an award-winning author and lecturer. Her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

Synopsis:

Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling 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.

Updated with the latest, most accurate information and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Seventh Edition features:

  • Web site addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online
  • Technical ideas made simple without mathematics
  • A beautiful new full-color, glossy insert with spectacular astro-images
  • An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning
  • Five beginners' Star and Moon maps for fun stargazing

Dinah L. Moché, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

Synopsis:

Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling 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.

Updated with the latest, most accurate information and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Seventh Edition features:

  • Web site addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online
  • Technical ideas made simple without mathematics
  • A beautiful new full-color, glossy insert with spectacular astro-images
  • An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning
  • Five beginners' Star and Moon maps for fun stargazing

Dinah L. Moché, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

About the Author

Dinah L. Moché, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

Table of Contents

List of Tables

Introduction Cosmic View 

Chapter 1 Understanding the Starry Sky 

Chapter 2 Light and Telescopes 

Chapter 3 The Stars 

Chapter 4 The Sun 

Chapter 5 Stellar Evolution 

Chapter 6 Galaxies 

Chapter 7 The Universe 

Chapter 8 Exploring the Solar System 

Chapter 9 The Planets 

Chapter 10 The Moon 

Chapter 11 Comets, Meteors, and Meteorites 

Chapter 12 Life on Other Worlds? 

Epilogue

Useful Resources and Web Sites

Periodicals: Print and Online

Databases

Books by Dinah L. Moché

Career Information

Almanacs, Observing Guides, and Star Atlases

Organizations

Stunning Color Images and News Online

Appendixes

1. The Constellations 2. Physical and Astronomical Constants 3. Measurements and Symbols 4. Periodic Table of the Elements 5. The Nearest Stars 6. The Messier Objects

Index

Star and Moon Maps

Spring Skies

Summer Skies

Autumn Skies

Winter Skies

Moon Map

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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
quasars, Milky Way Galaxy, Alpha Centauri, Comet Halley, Andromeda Galaxy, North Star, Orion Nebula, Big Dipper, Hubble Space Telescope, Mauna Kea, Great Red Spot, Ursa Major, Great Dark Spot, Galileo Galilei, Galileo, International Astronomical Union, Na
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
t Halley, Andromeda Galaxy, North Star, Orion Nebula, Big Dipper, Hubble Space Telescope, Mauna Kea, Great Red Spot, Ursa Major, Great Dark Spot, Galileo Galilei, Galileo, International Astronomical Union, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Neil Armstr
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
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Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
Moche, Dinah Moche, beginning astronomy, astronomy, amateur astronomy, astronomy for amateurs, principles of astronomy, star gazing, stargazing, telescope, telescopes, the solar system, cosmos, stellar evolution, planets, comets, meteors, meteorites, nonl
Subject:
astronomy, textbook, guide, planets, solar system, physics, galaxies, constellations, stargazing, maps
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Seventh Edition
Series:
Wiley Self-Teaching Guides
Series Volume:
190
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
photographs and illustrations
Pages:
388
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , A perennial bestseller--200,000 copies sold in previous editions--now extensively updated

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 with over 100 new photos and illustrations, including a full-color insert; reviews of the newest telescopes and spacecraft; and an overview of the best astronomy Web sites. Packed with valuable tables, charts, and star and moon maps, this guide covers the essentials of an introductory college-level astronomy course, while letting self-learners proceed at their own pace.

Dinah L. Moche, PhD (Rye, NY), is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York and an award-winning author and lecturer. Her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

"Synopsis" by , Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling 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.

Updated with the latest, most accurate information and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Seventh Edition features:

  • Web site addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online
  • Technical ideas made simple without mathematics
  • A beautiful new full-color, glossy insert with spectacular astro-images
  • An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning
  • Five beginners' Star and Moon maps for fun stargazing

Dinah L. Moché, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

"Synopsis" by ,
Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling 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.

Updated with the latest, most accurate information and more than 100 new graphics and photos, this Seventh Edition features:

  • Web site addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online
  • Technical ideas made simple without mathematics
  • A beautiful new full-color, glossy insert with spectacular astro-images
  • An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning
  • Five beginners' Star and Moon maps for fun stargazing

Dinah L. Moché, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

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