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The Resource Sizing up the universe : the cosmos in perspective, J. Richard Gott, Robert J. Vanderbei

Sizing up the universe : the cosmos in perspective, J. Richard Gott, Robert J. Vanderbei

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Sizing up the universe : the cosmos in perspective
Title
Sizing up the universe
Title remainder
the cosmos in perspective
Statement of responsibility
J. Richard Gott, Robert J. Vanderbei
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Using scaled maps, object comparisons, and beautiful space photographs, it demonstrates the actual size of objects in the cosmos- from Buz Aldrin's historic footprint to the visible universe and beyond. The authors offer visual comparisons with astonishing precision and maximum reader-friendliness, conveying clear and understandable explanations of unimaginable vastness
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DLC
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Gott, J. Richard
Dewey number
523
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Vanderbei, Robert J
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  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Solar system
  • Solar system
Label
Sizing up the universe : the cosmos in perspective, J. Richard Gott, Robert J. Vanderbei
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Apparent sizes -- Mapping the sky -- Distances -- Map of the universe -- Sizes in the solar system -- To infinity and beyond
Control code
ocn535489997
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9781426206511
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010024503
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)535489997
Label
Sizing up the universe : the cosmos in perspective, J. Richard Gott, Robert J. Vanderbei
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Apparent sizes -- Mapping the sky -- Distances -- Map of the universe -- Sizes in the solar system -- To infinity and beyond
Control code
ocn535489997
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9781426206511
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010024503
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)535489997

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