9781912413768

Space Atlas

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  • ISBN13:

    9781912413768

  • ISBN10:

    1912413760

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-09-20
  • Publisher: QEB Publishing
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Summary

What is life like on the International Space Station? Can we survive on Mars? Why is Pluto no longer a planet? Just how big is the universe anyway? The ultimate guide to our galaxy, Space Atlas answers all these questions and more while exploring the far reaches of space, from our own planet to neutron stars, thousands of light years away.

Showcasing significant locations in space, which are explored in depth with stunning illustrations, photos of space, interesting fact files, diagrams, and information on scientific achievements, this unique atlas tells you everything you could ever want to know about the universe, while taking you on a stunning visual journey through the stars.

Featuring in-depth explorations of the Sun, the Earth, the solar system, black holes, quasars, and the Milky Way, Space Atlas presents a mix of stunning, graphic illustrations and factual photographs that brings the subject of space to life in the most beautiful and informative way.

Author Biography

Tom Jackson is a leading science writer who has over twenty years of experience writing books, magazine, and newspaper articles, as well as pieces for online and for television. He writes about a wide range of subjects, but his specialties are natural history, technology, and all things scientific. Previous projects include collaborations with Sir Patrick Moore, Carol Vorderman, and "rock star" scientist, Brian May.

Table of Contents

page 4 Introduction
page 6 Sizing up the Universe
page 8 Earth
page 10 The ISS
page 12 The Moon
page 14 The Sun 
page 16 Mercury 
page 18 Venus
page 20 Mars 
page 22 The Asteroid Belt 
page 24 Jupiter 
page 26 Saturn 
page 28 Uranus 
page 30 Neptune 
page 32 Pluto
page 34 Halley's Comet
page 36 Proxima Cantauri
page 38 Exoplanet Proxima Centauri B
page 40 Eskimo Nebula 
page 42 VY Canis Majoris
page 44 Crab Nebula 
page 46 Pulsars 
page 48 Carina Nebula 
page 50 The Milky Way 
page 52 Sagittarius A* Black Hole 
page 54 The Local Group 
page 56 Quasar 3C 273 
page 58 James Webb Space Telescope 
page 60 The Edge of the Universe 

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