The Astronomy Handbook

The Ultimate Guide to Observing and Understanding Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Universe
by Govert Schilling

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This essential guide for every amateur astronomer explores the entire universe in one practical, easy-to-use, beginner-friendly handbook.​
The Astronomy Handbook, by award-winning astronomy writer Govert Schilling, is the indispensable, go-to guide to everything you ever wanted or need to know about space, including:
  • the stars and the constellations
  • planets...
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Published By Black Dog & Leventhal

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 256

Publication Date 05/28/2024

ISBN 9780762486502

Dimensions 8.25 inches x 9.75 inches

“An impressively comprehensive bird’s-eye view of a research topic that is both many decades established and yet still at the very cutting edge of astronomy and physics.”

— Katie Mack, Wall Street Journal, on The Elephant in the Universe

"A deep dive...a great resource for those who like astronomical history."
— GeekDad, on Constellations