Explains basic terms and theories of astronomy, looks at tools and techniques for obtaining astronomical data, and describes the characteristics of stars, planets, and other heavenly bodiesThis outlook does not mean, however, that the basic big bang model itself has to be abandoned. ... Thus, work to explain the large- scale structure problem will almost certainly take place within the accepted framework ... about twice as far from the Sun as Saturn and therefore in an orbit that agreed almost exactly with the prediction of the ... Recent years of solstice (pole toward Sun) are 1944 and 1985, and recent and future years of equinox (equator toward Sun) are 1966 and 2007.
|Title||:||McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Astronomy|
|Author||:||Sybil P. Parker|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill Companies - 1993-01-01|