Fireside Astronomy

Fireside Astronomy

An Anecdotal Tour Through the History and Lore of Astronomy

Book - 1992
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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], ©1992
ISBN: 9780471931645
0471931640
Branch Call Number: 520 Mo
Description: xii, 212 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

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