The Data Book of Astronomy
CRC Press, 2000 M01 1 - 340 pages
Filled with data about the Earth, Moon, the planets, the stars, our Galaxy, and the myriad galaxies in deep space, this invaluable resource reveals the latest scientific discoveries about black holes, quasars, and the origins of the Universe. It includes maps supported by detailed tables of the names, positions, magnitudes, and spectra of the main stars in each constellation along with key data on galaxies, nebulae, and clusters. MNASSA wrote, "This book fills a niche with detailed astronomical data and concise explanations, all at an accessible level it is an excellent resource, and probably will be the first book I shall reach for.
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19 STELLAR SPECTRA AND EVOLUTION
20 EXTRASOLAR PLANETS
21 DOUBLE STARS
22 VARIABLE STARS
23 STELLAR CLUSTERS
25 THE GALAXY
17 GLOWS AND ATMOSPHERIC EFFECTS
18 THE STARS
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