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Title:
Get a grip on astronomy
Author:
Kerrod, Robin.
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Publication Information:
[Alexandria, Va.] : Time-Life Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780737000474
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Did you know that at the speed of light, we would reach the moon in less than 1 second -- and we'd reach the farthest objects visible to our most powerful telescopes in 13,000,000,000 years!


Author Notes

Robin Kerrod is a Fellow of Britain's Royal Astronomical Society. He is author of several books and a CD-ROM for amateur astronomers, and is publisher of sky charts used in many schools.

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