ASTRONOMY: What Everyone Should Know by John Stuart Allen

ASTRONOMY: What Everyone Should Know

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The striking features of astronomical bodies for a quick, general study and a comprehensive picture of the universe. With identifying characteristics, here are facts and surmises concerning the solar system and the planets, the constellations, the seasonal skies, the moon and meteore, comets, stars, galaxies, rocket trips...And material on telescopes and their equipment of lenses, mirrors, camera, mountings. Information on astronomical movements, history, distances and chronological research. This is no primer but a worthwhile introduction for intelligent beginners.

Pub Date: Sept. 24th, 1945
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill