From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, Universe takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos. Full of stunning out-of-this world images reflecting recent advances in space imagery, you'll go on a journey from our solar system all the way to the farthest limits of space. This new edition has been expanded and updated to include the most exciting new discoveries from water on Mars to planets in other solar systems plus up-to-date charts and information on the latest equipment for studying the wonders of the universe. The comprehensive night-sky atlas covers all the constellations and planetary charts showing their positions right up to 2019. With a special embossed jacket, Universe is a beautiful gift for keen amateur astronomers as well as a great reference book for the whole family.For their help in preparing the revised edition, Dorling Kindersley would like to thank: Ian Ridpath for planning the ... This renowned research centre is dedicated to public education, national service, and scholarship in the arts, sciences, and history. ... (tl); NOAO: Eric Peng (JHU), Holland Ford (JHU/ STScI), Ken Freeman ( ANU), Rick White (STScI) (cla); T.A. Rector .... Publishing Group (www.nature. com):Victor Pasko (bcl); Polar Image/Pekka Parviainen: (cr); SPL: Magrath/ Folsom br.
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