Philip's Astronomy Dictionary

Philip's Astronomy Dictionary : An Illustrated A-Z Guide to the Universe

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This is a completely updated new edition of this comprehensive A - Z dictionary, covering all aspects of astronomy. Written in a style that is both interesting and accessible, it is an invaluable reference source for all fans of astronomy, whether active observers or armchair enthusiasts. It contains more than 1,000 entries, ranging from aberration and ablation to Zond and Zwicky, and is illustrated with 250 colour photographs, diagrams, and tables.
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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 125 x 198 x 15mm | 394g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Illustrations, some col., col. maps
  • 0540086894
  • 9780540086894
  • 2,201,006

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Neil Bone is Director of the British Astronomical Association Meteor Section and a Contributing Consultant to Astronomy Now. Storm Dunlop is a former President of the British Astronomical Association and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex. Tim Furniss is spaceflight correspondent for Flight International magazine. Chris Kitchin is Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Hertfordshire. Fred Watson is Astronomer-in-Charge of the Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO) and is an honorary Associate Professor of Astronomy in the University of Southern Queensland.
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