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BEYOND: VISIONS OF THE INTERPLANETARY PROBES, Benson, Michael
1 Benson, Michael BEYOND: VISIONS OF THE INTERPLANETARY PROBES
Harry N. Abrams 2003 0810945312 / 9780810945319 Hardcover Near Fine 
Michael Benson has spent years compiling images collected by the unmanned p robes that NASA has been sending into space to explore the solar system sin ce the 1960s. The resulting book consists of two parts: the first is a visu al tour of the solar system; and the second is a series of essays that expl ain the how and why of these photographs - the history of the journeys of t he probes, how they work and why they were built. The volume has a foreword by Sir Arthur C. Clarke and an afterword by Lawrence Weschler. 
Price: 4000.00 JPY
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FAR OUT: A SPACE-TIME CHRONICLE, Benson, Michael
2 Benson, Michael FAR OUT: A SPACE-TIME CHRONICLE
Harry N. Abrams 2009 0810949482 / 9780810949485 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle, author and filmmaker Michael Benson ass embles an outstanding collection of astronomical images from observatories around the world and in space. We live in a golden age of astronomical obse rvation. Some of the resulting images are well known and have inspired mill ions of people; others, equally breathtaking, have never been published bef ore. For this book, Benson has culled the very best, and organized them int o a thrilling journey through space and time to the universe's great places , ranging from "nearby" nebulae in our own Milky Way galaxy to the light of the Hubble Deep Field that has traveled billions of light-years. Every bit as innovative and beautiful as the author's successful Beyond: Visions of the Interplanetary Probes but far grander in conception, Far Out is an insp iring work of art and science on the cutting edge of human perception. A Guide to the Cosmos, in Words and Images Dazzling and True -New York Tim es Book Review [With Far Out] Take a good long look into space-time. -Los Angeles Times Far out by Michael Benson proves that putting the photographable universe i nto a book doesn't dampen its beauty. - Men's Journal An exquisite picture book of outer space. -San Diego Union Tribune "2001: A Space Odyssey and Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle: both are inspirational moving pictures. Far Out punches deep into space, like a series of jump cuts. It is a truly cinematic experience to see these magnificent images in rapid succes. 
Price: 5000.00 JPY
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SKYGUIDE: A FIELD GUIDE TO THE HEAVENS, Chartrand, Mark
3 Chartrand, Mark SKYGUIDE: A FIELD GUIDE TO THE HEAVENS
Golden Books Pub Co (Adult) 1982 0307136671 / 9780307136671 Paperback Very Good 
An illustrated guide to watching the stars. 
Price: 400.00 JPY
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EXPLORING THE MOON THROUGH BINOCULARS AND SMALL TELESCOPES (DOVER BOOKS ON ASTRONOMY), Jr., Ernest H. Cherrington
4 Jr., Ernest H. Cherrington EXPLORING THE MOON THROUGH BINOCULARS AND SMALL TELESCOPES (DOVER BOOKS ON ASTRONOMY)
Dover Publications 1984 0486244911 / 9780486244914 Paperback Very Good 
Informative, profusely illustrated guide to locating and identifying crater s, rills, seas, mountains, other lunar features. Newly revised and updated with special section of new photos. Over 100 photos and diagrams. "Extraord inary delight awaits the amateur astronomer or teacher who opens this book. " - The Science Teacher. 
Price: 2000.00 JPY
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5 Mutch, Thomas A. THE MARTIAN LANDSCAPE
Scientific and Technical Inf 1978 Hardcover Good 

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