Patrick Moore's Astronomy

ebook Teach Yourself

By Patrick Moore

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Patrick Moore's Astronomy will ensure you recognize what you are seeing in the night sky. You will investigate the sun, moon, planets comets and stars and learn how to observe them. This comprehensive guide, complete with star charts, will map out the skies and allow you to impress your friends with your knowledge of the sky at night.

Patrick Moore's Astronomy includes:

Chapter 1: Introducing Astronomy

Chapter 2: The spinning sky

Chapter 3: Sky-watchers

Chapter 4: The astronomer's telescope

Chapter 5: Into space

Chapter 6: The Sun

Chapter 7: The Moon

Chapter 8: The Sun's family

Chapter 9: The inner planets

Chapter 10: The outer planets

Chapter 11: Minor members of the Solar System

Chapter 12: The stars

Chapter 13: Pattern of stars

Chapter 14: Double and variable stars

Chapter 15: The life and times of a star

Chapter 16: The Star-clusters and nebulae

Chapter 17: The depths of the universe

Chapter 18: Into the future - life beyond the Earth

Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:

Not got much time?

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Author insights

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Test yourself

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge

Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of astronomy.

Five things to remember

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Try this

Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Patrick Moore's Astronomy