The Hundred Greatest Stars

2002. Buch. xxviii, 211 S.: 17 s/w-Abbildungen, 86 Farbabbildungen, Bibliographien. Hardcover
Copernicus ISBN 978-0-387-95436-3
Format (B x L): 20,3 x 20,3 cm
Gewicht: 860 g
In englischer Sprache
While there are guides to the visible sky, this is the first book to encompass the most important stars known in the universe at a level accessible to the layperson. The noted astronomer James Kaler takes us on a tour of the 100 most interesting stars, describing their characteristics and importance in words and vivid pictures. James B. Kaler is an internationally recognized expert on stars and their formation. A professor of astronomy at the University of Illinois, he is the author of "Stars and Their Spectra" (Cambridge), "Stars" (Freeman/Scientific American Library), "Cosmic Clouds" (Freeman/Scientific American Library), and numerous articles for popular and professional astronomy magazines.



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