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Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2012 By CBE, DSc, FRAS, Sir Patrick Moore

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Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2012: 50th Anniversary Edition by CBE, DSc, FRAS, Sir Patrick Moore

The 2012 edition of the Yearbook of Astronomy celebrates Sir Patrick Moore's remarkable fifty-year tenure on the book with a selection of the best writing to have appeared in its pages, and a special picture section showing the most important and astonishing astronomical photographs from the era.

It also contains all of the usual excellent features: articles by some of the world's top astronomers, an authoritative collection of charts and astronomical data, and a month-by-month guide to events in the coming year: planets, eclipses, comets, meteors, nebulae and phases of the moon.

'The sort of book that beggars the reviewer's powers of expression . . . These charts are masterpieces of clarity and detail . . . Indispensable' Astronomy & Space

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"The sort of book that beggars the reviewer's powers of expression . . . These charts are masterpieces of clarity and detail . . . Indispensable." --"Astronomy & Space "

About CBE, DSc, FRAS, Sir Patrick Moore


Sir Patrick Moore was the world's best-known astronomer. He presented the BBC's 'Sky at Night' programme from 1957 and wrote over 60 books. Recognised by the scientific community as one of the greatest authorities in the field, he was awarded the OBE in 1968. In 2001 he received a Knighthood, won a BAFTA for his services to television and became a member of the celebrated Royal Society. He died in 2012. Professor John Mason MBE is a world authority on astronomy who has co-edited the Yearbook of Astronomy with Patrick Moore for more than ten years.

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Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2012: 50th Anniversary Edition by CBE, DSc, FRAS, Sir Patrick Moore
CBE, DSc, FRAS, Sir Patrick Moore
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2011-11-18
544
023075984X
9780230759848
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