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Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide, Eighth Edition

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Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling astronomy guide

For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of people worldwide to the night sky. Now this classic beginner’s guide has been completely revised to bring it up to date with the latest discoveries. A unique, successful self-teaching format makes it easy for you to quickly grasp basic principles, learn the main topics of a college-level course, and keep up with contemporary discoveries. The Index enables you to look up concepts, definitions, facts, and famous astronomer, fast. You can use the book alone as a handy reference or with a conventional textbook, Internet-based distance-learning course, homeschooling, computer software, or telescope manual. Updated with the latest, most accurate information and many new graphics and photos, this Eighth Edition features:

  • Website addresses throughout for the best color images and astronomy resources online
  • Technical ideas made simple without mathematics
  • A beautifully updated full-color insert with spectacular images
  • An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning

"One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy." ―The Strolling Astronomer

Format: Paperback