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ERIC Number: ED317416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 5
Abstractor: N/A
A Basic Astronomy Library.
Fraknoi, Andrew
This bibliography lists the most useful and scientifically accurate astronomy books published in the 1980s for beginners and students. The books are categorized under the topics of: (1) astronomy in general; (2) solar system as a whole; (3) planets; (4) asteroids, comets, and meteorites; (5) the sun; (6) stars and their evolution; (7) mikly way galaxy; (8) galaxies and quasars; (9) origin and evolution of the universe; (10) invisible astronomy; (11) search for the life elsewhere; (12) telescopes and other instruments; (13) computers and astronomy; (14) history of astronomy; (15) manuals for sky observing; (16) astrophotography; (17) amateur astronomers; (18) reference books; (19) books for children; and (20) magazines. A brief summary of each book is provided. (YP)
Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 390 Ashton Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A