An Anecdotal Tour Through the History and Lore of AstronomyBook - 1992
Extraordinary facts and episodes pertaining to astronomy are explained. Offers over 100 informative and entertaining essays, each one with an anecdotal nature. Includes the most recent developments, discoveries and missions--from the Hubble Space Telescope to the Halley's Comet fly-by. Where is the Sea of Serenity? When is a star not a star? How should you greet an alien? The answers to these questions and many more can be found inside.
Publisher: Chichester [England] ; New York : Wiley, , ©1992
Branch Call Number: 520 Mo
Description: xii, 212 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
From Library Staff
Stories to enjoy when the stars themselves are not visible.