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The atlas of the universe

Author: Patrick Moore; Bernard Lovell; Thomas O Paine
Publisher: New York, Rand McNally [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maps, charts, photographs, and diagrams present a history and explanation of man's exploration and knowledge of space. Brief, popular-level articles on many topics within the five main sections: (1) Observation and exploration of space; (2) Atlas of the earth from space; (3) Atlas of the moon; (4) Atlas of the solar system; and (5) Atlas of the stars. Includes a catalog of stellar objects, a glossary of terms used  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Atlases
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Moore; Bernard Lovell; Thomas O Paine
OCLC Number: 107610
Description: 272 pages illustrations (some color), color charts, portraits 38 cm
Responsibility: Patrick Moore, foreword by Bernard Lovell. Epilogue by Thomas O. Paine.

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Maps, charts, photographs, and diagrams present a history and explanation of man's exploration and knowledge of space. Brief, popular-level articles on many topics within the five main sections: (1) Observation and exploration of space; (2) Atlas of the earth from space; (3) Atlas of the moon; (4) Atlas of the solar system; and (5) Atlas of the stars. Includes a catalog of stellar objects, a glossary of terms used in astronomy, and a "Beginner's guide to the heavens."

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