Astronomy Graphic Comparisons
Planets, Dwarf Planets, Solar System, Stars, Galaxies
by Charles W. Thompson
About the Book
Now, novices and advanced astronomy buffs alike can easily see and understand the vast differences between the various characteristics – distance from the Sun, size, mass, density, rotation period, orbital period and obliqueness, escape velocity, moons, and other features - of Solar System planets and dwarf planets through the custom-made charts and graphics in this unique, new book.
The differences in distances, size, and luminosity of many stars also are graphically displayed, as well as distances to "nearby" galaxies.
Those who have read this book have stated, "I know a lot about astronomy, but I never really understood the different characteristics of these celestial bodies as clearly as I do now - after reading this book. I'd recommend it for anyone interested in astronomy; it's a MUST HAVE!"
This unique book clearly illustrates many aspects of the Solar System, the stars, galaxies, and beyond and makes it easier to understand and fully appreciate the night sky and our magnificent universe.
Within these pages, otherwise complex astronomical data are shown in easy to understand form, making “Astronomy Graphic Comparisons” the ideal learning tool for beginning and more advanced students of astronomy.
It’s astronomy in a nutshell and is a quick, easy way to better understand Earth’s relationship to the Solar System, the stars, the Milky Way, other galaxies, and the enormity and majesty of the universe.
Own a copy, and gain new insights into this fascinating subject!