The Resource Space atlas : mapping the universe and beyond, James Trefil ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin

Space atlas : mapping the universe and beyond, James Trefil ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin

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Space atlas : mapping the universe and beyond
Title
Space atlas
Title remainder
mapping the universe and beyond
Statement of responsibility
James Trefil ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this guided tour of our planetary neighborhood, the Milky Way and other galaxies, and beyond, detailed maps and fascinating imagery from recent space missions partner with clear, authoritative scientific information. Starting with the sun and moving outward into space, acclaimed science writer and physicist James Trefil illuminates each planet, the most important moons, significant asteroids, and other objects in our solar system. Looking beyond, he explains what we know about the Milky Way and other galaxies--and how we know it, with clear explanations of the basics of astrophysics, including dark matter and gravitational waves. For this new edition, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his moonwalk, astronaut and American hero Buzz Aldrin offers a new special section on Earth's moon and its essential role in space exploration past and future
Cataloging source
CPG
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1938-
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Trefil, James
Dewey number
520.22/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Aldrin, Buzz
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  • Astronomy
  • Planets
  • Planets
  • Solar system
  • Sun
Target audience
adult
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Label
Space atlas : mapping the universe and beyond, James Trefil ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781426219696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057354780
  • 1837332
  • (OCoLC)on1057354780
  • 1837332
Label
Space atlas : mapping the universe and beyond, James Trefil ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781426219696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057354780
  • 1837332
  • (OCoLC)on1057354780
  • 1837332

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