Nearest star : the surprising science of our sun (#0615VN9)

by Golub, L

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Paperback Cambridge University Press, 2014
Price: USD 27.99
Description: xvi, 297 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Dewey: 523.7; Int Lvl: AD


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Stellar & Solar (Science; Space Science)

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-292) and index.;The sun -- The once and future sun -- What we see: the solar disk -- What we don't see -- Eclipses -- Space missions -- Between fire and ice -- Space weather. Explores the history of the sun and discusses how scientists have learned about various aspects of the sun and how they have used that knowledge to study other stars.

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An authoritative and readable introduction to the Sun, our nearest star, from two experienced astronomers, for general science readers.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: February 17, 2014
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Dewey: 523.7
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: xvi, 297 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Tracings: Pasachoff, Jay M., author.
  • ISBN-10: 1-10767-264-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-10767-264-2
  • LCCN: 2013-030423
  • Follett Number: 0615VN9
  • Interest Level: AD

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