The Knowledge: Stargazing


Astronomy is the oldest science, probably because you can do it just with your eyes. From time immemorial, people across the globe have looked up at the skies and wondered.

In The Knowledge: Star Gazing Maggie Aderin-Pocock gives an overview of the universe as we see and know it today, and explains what its components: earth, moon, solar system etc., mean and where we fit in. She shows us what can be seen with the naked eye as well as discussing stargazing equipment from astronomical binoculars to setting up your own telescope. Punctuated throughout with Maggie’s Top 10s – from Top 10 Interesting Bodies in Space to Top 10 Mysteries of the
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ISBN:

9781849496216

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

160

Dimensions:

17cm x 12cm

Weight:

260g

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

01 November 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Maggie Aderin-Pocock