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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. Clarke and an afterword by Lawrence Weschler. 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, equally breathtaking, have never been published bef ore. For this book, Benson has culled the very best, and organized them int ... View more info

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SEEING IN THE DARK: HOW AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS ARE DISCOVERING THE WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE

By: Ferris, Timothy

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000046407

ISBN: 0684865807

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. In Seeing in the Dark, a poetic love letter to science and to the skies, Ti mothy Ferris invites us all to become stargazers. He recounts his own exper iences as an enthralled lifelong amateur astronomer and reports from around the globe - from England and Italy to the Florida Keys and the Chilean And es - on the revolution that's putting millions in touch with the night sky. In addition, Ferris offers an authoritative and engaging report on what's ou... 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

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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