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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

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

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

STARGAZING: BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ASTRONOMY

By: Observatory, Royal

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS UK: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000044123

ISBN: 0008196273

Condition: 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. This is the perfect beginner's guide to astronomy for use in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. It discusses how to plan your stargazing and what you can see with your eyes, as well as how to choose binoculars and telescopes and what you can see using them. The book also offers seasonal star charts and constellation char... View more info

THE VARIETIES OF SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCE: A PERSONAL VIEW OF THE SEARCH FOR G OD

By: Sagan, Carl

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000044124

ISBN: 0143112627

Condition: 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. Carl Sagan's prophetic vision of the tragic resurgence of fundamentalism an d the hope-filled potential of the next great development in human spiritua lity The late great astronomer and astrophysicist describes his personal search to understand the nature of the sacred in the vastness of the cosmos. Exhibiting a breadth of int... View more info

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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

THE PRACTICAL ASTRONOMER

By: Vamplew, Anton

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kinde: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000044170

ISBN: 1405356200

Condition: Like New


Understand and enjoy the solar system and beyond with this practical guide to astronomy. Start off by taking a tour around the night sky in simple sta ges, discovering how it fits together and how it works. Then take a closer look at the objects you can see and learn to recognize basic patterns of co nstellations. View more info