Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Astronomy by Christopher R. Kitchin
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Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Astronomy
By Christopher R. Kitchin

Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Astronomy

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002

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Format: Paperback

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Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Astronomy by Christopher R. Kitchin

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This is a unique dictionary of astronomy specifically written for practical amateur astronomers. In addition to definitions, it provides an invaluable reference source for terms, techniques, instruments, formulas and processes for practising observers, both amateur and professional. A special feature of this dictionary is extended definitions for many topics; they give sufficient information for many of the techniques and items of instrumentation to be used as well as understood. With over 200 illustrations and extensive appendices, this is an essential reference book for every astronomer.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781852335595
ISBN-10: 1852335599
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 210mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Springer London Ltd
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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