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Universe By Heather Couper

Universe

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Part of an extraordinary photographic series including Above the World, Inside the Body and Weather. Informative but engrossing and beautiful, this is an undisputed reference book as well as an artistic masterpiece. Space exploration continues apace, continually extending our understanding of other worlds.
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Universe: Stunning Satellite Imagery from Outer Space by Heather Couper

In the tradition of this amazing series, this unique contemporary reference book transports the reader literally out of this world.This pictorial journey through the universe shows us such startling sights as butterfly nebulae, sun plasma loops, gas pillars, young stars and whole galaxies. We see detailed images of planets' surfaces, craters and atmosphere. Images from the Cassini mission focus in on Saturn's beautiful rings and moons.Introductory text to each chapter and detailed extended captions explain both the content of the pictures and the means by which it was captured.As with preceding volumes, it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between art and nature within the pages. Keep watching the skies!

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About Heather Couper


Heather Couper is a leading international communicator on astronomy and space. After presenting two TV series for Channel 4, Heather and two colleagues set up Pioneering Productions - now one of the leading factual TV companies in the UK. She was the producer of Universe, and the international award-winning programme Electric Skies. She is the author and co-author of more than 30 books, the most recent being Encyclopedia (1999), Universe (1999), Extreme Universe (2001) and Mars: The Inside Story of the Red Planet (2001). AUTHOR LIVES: Buckinghamshire, England

Table of Contents


The Sun The Moon Planets and their Moons Stars Galaxies Nebulae Black Holes

Additional information

GOR005129937
Universe: Stunning Satellite Imagery from Outer Space by Heather Couper
Heather Couper
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2007-01-01
288
1844034372
9781844034376
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.