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The Resource Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe

Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe

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Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Title
Atlas of the skies
Title remainder
journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
XY4
Dewey number
551.57
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Astronomy
  • Stars
  • Planets
  • Constellations
  • Clouds
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Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Hundred thousand years of astronomy: Little history: from the first astronomers to Aristotle -- First astronomical calculations -- More Greeks -- From Ptolemy to Copernicus -- Rock in the pool: Copernicus -- Kepler and Brahe: the mathematical proofs -- Galileo, Paladin of the revolution -- Newton and gravitation -- After Newton: Kirchhoff and the chemistry of the stars -- HR diagram: towards the future -- From the Earth to the Moon: Blue planet -- Lithosphere -- Hydrosphere -- Biosphere -- Atmosphere -- Earth in space -- Moon and the Earth-Moon system -- Lunar geology -- Movements and lunar phenomena -- Exploration and conquest -- Apollo expeditions -- Observing the heavens: Orienting oneself in space -- Observing celestial objects -- Observation sites -- Pattern of stars -- Observing the heavens -- More famous constellations -- Zodiac -- Observing the moon -- Observing the eclipses -- Instruments and space expeditions -- Exploration of the solar system -- Sun and its planets: Our star -- Structure and phenomena -- Activity of the sun -- From Mercury to Pluto -- Mercury -- Venus -- Mars -- Asteroid belt -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Neptune -- Pluto and Charon -- Comets, meteorites and interstellar masses -- Hypothesis on the origins of the solar system -- Stars, galaxies and beyond: Universe of suns -- Luminosity and distance -- Stellar spectra -- Evolution of a star -- Binary and variable stars -- Milky way and beyond -- Structure -- Close to the galaxy -- Beyond the Milky Way -- Suggestions -- Explanatory bibliography -- Glossary -- Analytical index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781844060115
Other physical details
.col. ill.
Physical medium
paper
Specific material designation
atlas
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54410560
Label
Atlas of the skies : journeying between the stars and planets in the discovery of the universe
Publication
Contents
Hundred thousand years of astronomy: Little history: from the first astronomers to Aristotle -- First astronomical calculations -- More Greeks -- From Ptolemy to Copernicus -- Rock in the pool: Copernicus -- Kepler and Brahe: the mathematical proofs -- Galileo, Paladin of the revolution -- Newton and gravitation -- After Newton: Kirchhoff and the chemistry of the stars -- HR diagram: towards the future -- From the Earth to the Moon: Blue planet -- Lithosphere -- Hydrosphere -- Biosphere -- Atmosphere -- Earth in space -- Moon and the Earth-Moon system -- Lunar geology -- Movements and lunar phenomena -- Exploration and conquest -- Apollo expeditions -- Observing the heavens: Orienting oneself in space -- Observing celestial objects -- Observation sites -- Pattern of stars -- Observing the heavens -- More famous constellations -- Zodiac -- Observing the moon -- Observing the eclipses -- Instruments and space expeditions -- Exploration of the solar system -- Sun and its planets: Our star -- Structure and phenomena -- Activity of the sun -- From Mercury to Pluto -- Mercury -- Venus -- Mars -- Asteroid belt -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Neptune -- Pluto and Charon -- Comets, meteorites and interstellar masses -- Hypothesis on the origins of the solar system -- Stars, galaxies and beyond: Universe of suns -- Luminosity and distance -- Stellar spectra -- Evolution of a star -- Binary and variable stars -- Milky way and beyond -- Structure -- Close to the galaxy -- Beyond the Milky Way -- Suggestions -- Explanatory bibliography -- Glossary -- Analytical index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781844060115
Other physical details
.col. ill.
Physical medium
paper
Specific material designation
atlas
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54410560

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