The Rough Guide to the Universe by John Scalzi

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Published by Rough Guides, Distributed by the Penguin Group in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cosmology -- Popular works,
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals

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Book details

StatementJohn Scalzi.
GenrePopular works., Observers" manuals.
SeriesRough Guides reference
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB982 .S33 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 401 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18608670M
ISBN 101843538008
ISBN 109781843538004
LC Control Number2008274389

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