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Understanding the Universe By Raman Prinja

Understanding the Universe

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This work covers our solar system and beyond, illustrated with images from Hubble Space Telescope as well as large ground-based telescopes. The authors explain the broad concepts of astronomy before describing what may be seen with the naked eye and through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

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Understanding the Universe by Raman Prinja

This work offers a guided tour of our solar system and beyond, to the farthest reaches of the universe, illustrated with images from Hubble Space Telescope as well as large ground-based telescopes. The authors explain the broad concepts of astronomy before describing what may be seen with the naked eye and through a pair of binoculars or small telescope, suc h as planets, comets, galaxies and nebulae. They go on to explain cosmological theories such as the "Big Bang", the expanding universe, and the possibility of life elsewhere.

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About Raman Prinja


Raman K. Prinja is a lecturer in astronomy/astrophysics at University College London and has written several articles and guides for young astronomers. Richard Ignace is a professional astronomer, currently working at the University of Iowa, having previously been based at the University of Glasgow.

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GOR002579180
Understanding the Universe by Raman Prinja
Raman Prinja
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2001-09-17
144
0540077151
9780540077151
N/A
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