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BEYOND: VISIONS OF THE INTERPLANETARY PROBES

By: Benson, Michael

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000030549

ISBN: 0810945312

Condition: 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. Cl... View more info

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FAR OUT: A SPACE-TIME CHRONICLE

By: Benson, Michael

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000037989

ISBN: 0810949482

Condition: 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, equ... View more info

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EXPLORING THE MOON THROUGH BINOCULARS AND SMALL TELESCOPES (DOVER BOOKS ON ASTRONOMY)

By: Jr., Ernest H. Cherrington

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000029041

ISBN: 0486244911

Condition: 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. View more info

THE MARTIAN LANDSCAPE

By: Mutch, Thomas A.

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Scientific and Technical Inf: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000038162

Condition: Good


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THE PLANET FACTORY: EXOPLANETS AND THE SEARCH FOR A SECOND EARTH

By: Tasker, Elizabeth

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000043598

ISBN: 1472917723

Condition: 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. Twenty years ago, the search for planets--and life--outside the solar syste m was a job restricted to science fiction writers. It is now one of the mos t rapidly growing fields in astronomy, with thousands of these "exoplanets" discovered so far. The detection of these worlds has only been possible in the last decade, wi... View more info