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Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide (Paperback)

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Now in full color and thoroughly revised, this perennial bestseller is the most comprehensive and successful beginner's astronomy books in the market.
One of the best ways by which one can be introduced to the wonders of astronomy. --The Strolling Astronomer
For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers 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. Updated with the latest, most accurate information, new online resources, and more than 100 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 beautiful updated full-color, glossy insert with spectacular images An interactive format with learning goals, reviews, self-tests, and answers for fast learning

About the Author

Dinah L. Moche, Ph.D., is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the City University of New York. An award-winning author and lecturer, her books have sold over ten million copies in seven languages.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781620459904
ISBN-10: 1620459906
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: July 22nd, 2014
Pages: 362
Language: English
Series: Wiley Self-Teaching Guides