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Astronomy Donald H. Menzel

Astronomy

Donald H. Menzel

Published 1970
ISBN :
Hardcover
320 pages
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large hardcover book illustrated with 210 photos, including 50 in color, and with 85 drawings and 24 sky maps. Chapters include: 1) The Birth of Astronomy, 2) Early Astronomy, 3) The Mechanistic Universe, 4) The Rebirth of Science, 5) The Universe- AMorelarge hardcover book illustrated with 210 photos, including 50 in color, and with 85 drawings and 24 sky maps. Chapters include: 1) The Birth of Astronomy, 2) Early Astronomy, 3) The Mechanistic Universe, 4) The Rebirth of Science, 5) The Universe- A Panoramic View, 6) Atoms and Radiation, 7) The Instruments of Astronomy, 8) The Earth as a Planet, 9) The Moon as a Planet, 10) The Sun, Our Nearest Star, 11) Eclipses, 12) The Terrestrial Planets: Mercury, Venus, Mars, and Pluto, 13) The Giant Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, 14) Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors, 15) The Origin of the Solar System, 16) Stars and Nebulae, 17) Variable Stars, Star Clusters, Galaxies, and Quasars, 18) The Evolution of Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe, 19) Life in the Universe, and 20) Constellations and Sky Maps.