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Secrets of the Night Sky : the Most Amazing Things in the Universe You Can See With the Naked Eye (96 Edition)
Secrets of the Night Sky : the Most Amazing Things in the Universe You Can See With the Naked Eye (96 Edition)
by Bob Berman
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Introduction. Coming to Terms with the Universe Part One. Winter Chapter 1. It's About Time Chapter 2. Baa, Baa, Betelgeuse Chapter 3. The Cradle of Night Chapter 4. Moonstruck Chapter 5. Fading to Black Chapter 6. Two-Dog Night Chapter 7. Puzzles of... (read more)

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The Sky Workbook
The Sky Workbook
by Tom Jordan
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In this workbook, you'll find examples, exercises, and in-depth explanations of astronomical topics found in TheSky? Student Edition planetarium software. Topics include the different types of sky coordinates, motions of the earth and planetary objects... (read more)

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Analytical Mechanics of Space Systems (2ND 10 Edition)
Analytical Mechanics of Space Systems (2ND 10 Edition)
by Hanspeter Schaub
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This book provides a comprehensive treatment of dynamics of space systems, starting with the fundamentals and covering topics from basic kinematics and dynamics to more advanced celestial mechanics. All material is presented in a consistent manner, and... (read more)

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Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life Beyond Our Solar System
Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life Beyond Our Solar System
by Ray Jayawardhana
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"Jayawardhana's small book is a gem. It brings readers up to date on the rapidly progressing quest for exoplanets and their potential inhabitants, and also interweaves the very human details about the people behind these discoveries. Read this book if... (read more)

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Universe: Stars and Galaxies -text Only (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
Universe: Stars and Galaxies -text Only (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Roger A. Freedman
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Universe: Stars and Galaxies, Fourth Edition, contains chapters from the following sections of Freedman, Kaufmann and Geller's Universe, Ninth Edition:Introducing AstronomyStars and Stellar EvolutionGalaxies and... (read more)

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Galaxy Formation (98 - Old Edition)
Galaxy Formation (98 - Old Edition)
by Malcolm S. Longair
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This is a textbook for graduate students in astrophysics. The author is extremely well known not only as an astrophysicist but also as a writer of superb talent. The presentation is clear and the book should become a favourite text for students. It deals... (read more)

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The Cosmic Perspective: Stars and Galaxies
The Cosmic Perspective: Stars and Galaxies
by Jeffrey O Bennett
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective; Stars and Galaxies, Seventh Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a... (read more)

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Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook
Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook
by Ian Ridpath
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The most famous guide to the stars is now the most accessible Generations of amateur astronomers have called it simply Norton's: the most famous star atlas in the world. Now in a beautifully redesigned, two-color landmark 20th edition, this combination... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Christopher De Pree and Alan Axelrod
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Look to the stars. Although Astronomy has been around for more than 5,500 years, astronomers say that we've learned more than 90% of what we know about the universe in just the last 50, and much of that in the last decade. The Complete Idiots Guide to... (read more)

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Astronomy: a Beginner's Guide To the Universe (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
Astronomy: a Beginner's Guide To the Universe (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Eric Chaisson
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Key Benefit: For one-semester Introduction to Astronomy courses.   With Astronomy: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken readers to the... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspectives: Solar System (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
Cosmic Perspectives: Solar System (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System,  Sixth Edition provides the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text... (read more)

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Astronomy (Eyewitness Companions)
Astronomy (Eyewitness Companions)
by Ian Ridpath
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Covering all aspects of astronomy, including its history, the origins of the Universe, the Solar System and its exploration, stars, and galaxies, this is the essential handbook for the amateur astronomer.... (read more)

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Worlds Apart : a Textbook in Planetary Sciences (94 Edition)
Worlds Apart : a Textbook in Planetary Sciences (94 Edition)
by Guy Consolmagno
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Designed to be accessible to those with a strong general (not professional) interest in planetary science, this volume explores the various aspects of the solar system planet by planet. Along the way, it illustrates by example how science is “done,... (read more)

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Astronomy With Infotrac
Astronomy With Infotrac
by Michael A. Seeds
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This newly revised and updated 3rd edition of ASTRONOMY: THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND BEYOND engages students as it illustrates their place in the universe ? not just their location, but also their role as planet dwellers in an evolving universe. Fascinating and... (read more)

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Astronomy: A Visual Guide
Astronomy: A Visual Guide
by Mark Garlick
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Astronomy provides a survey of science's growing understanding of space, including facts on space research and space probes. Packed with stunning images and diagrams, the book features: - A wide variety of heavenly phenomenas, including distant stars... (read more)

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Unveiling the Edge of Time
Unveiling the Edge of Time
by John Gribbin
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Acclaimed science writer John Gribbin recounts dramatic stories that have led scientists to believe black holes and their more mysterious kin are not only real, but might actually provide a passage to other universes and travel through time. 56 line... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspective Media Update With Masteringastronomy - With 2 CDS (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
Cosmic Perspective Media Update With Masteringastronomy - With 2 CDS (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive presentation, The Cosmic Perspective Media Update, Fifth Edition includes Voyager: SkyGazer planetarium software, an updated Astronomy Media Workbook on CD-ROM at no extra... (read more)

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Life in the Universe: Prepared Exclusively for the ASTRO/EPS 12 Course at the University of California Berkeley
Life in the Universe: Prepared Exclusively for the ASTRO/EPS 12 Course at the University of California Berkeley
by Jeffrey Bennett
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Key Message: Life in the Universe takes readers on a journey through the solar system and beyond, using a rigorous yet accessible introduction to astronomy, biology, chemistry, and geology to explain natural phenomena and explore unanswered scientific... (read more)

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Essential Cosmic Perspective - Text Only (6TH 12 - Old Edition)
Essential Cosmic Perspective - Text Only (6TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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This package contains: 0321715365: Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package 0321820460: Lecture- Tutorials for Introductory... (read more)

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Foundations of Astronomy (11TH 11 - Old Edition)
Foundations of Astronomy (11TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Michael A. Seeds
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With this newly revised tenth edition of FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, author Mike Seeds' goal is to help you use astronomy to understand science--and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, this text will help you answer two... (read more)

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