Item description for Unveiling the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy by J.E. van Zyl...
Unveil the Universe includes material on almost every aspect of astronomy, beginning from first principles. It is unique in providing a level of scientific accuracy and detail found in no other introductory book, in addition to a wealth of material on instruments, theory, observation, space exploration, and cosmology. It is encyclopaedic in the breadth of its coverage, yet still contains detailed explanations of the underlying theories. With its many colour illustrations it will capture the intere st of any reader, and the clear, concise text provides the reader with a fascinating, easy-to-read, and scientifically accurate description of the fundamentals of astronomy.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.86" Width: 8.68" Height: 0.89" Weight: 2.57 lbs.
Release Date Nov 19, 1996
ISBN 3540760237 ISBN13 9783540760238