By Stephen P. Maran
The enjoyable and simple solution to discover the evening sky
Do you recognize the adaptation among a pink mammoth and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand consultant takes you on a grand travel of the universe. that includes up to date big name maps, charts, and an insert with attractive full-color images, Astronomy For Dummies presents an easy-to-follow creation to the evening sky. Plus, this new version additionally supplies the most recent theories, motives, and insights into the fundamental workings of the universe.
- Includes up to date schedules of coming eclipses of the sunlight and Moon and a revised planetary appendix
- Covers contemporary discoveries in house, corresponding to water at the Moon and Pluto's demotion from "planet" status
- Collects new web content, lists of telescope hotels, sky-watching publications, and recommendations for beginner's telescopes and suppliers
- Brings you up-to-speed at the most modern social developments and private know-how, comparable to stargazing cellular apps, NASA video, and the superiority of "Citizen technology" networks
Whether you are an novice astronomer, area fanatic, or enrolled in a primary yr astronomy path, Astronomy For Dummies has you covered.