Milky Way Owners’ Workshop Manual: An insight into the study of our home galaxy

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From our special place in the Orion Arm to the Milky Way’s future collision with the Andromeda Galaxy, this text looks at the structure, formation and evolution of our home galaxy and its place in the universe. Find out how it compares to other galaxies, why it could be unique, and discover the most exciting and perplexing phenomena within it, including supernovae, the different kinds of stars, planetary systems and radiation, plus the monstrous, supermassive black hole Sagittarius A*. The various spacecraft that are observing our galaxy are introduced, as they help us to piece together a clearer picture of its structure, investigating the mind-blowing processes within it and giving us a snapshot into its future.

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From our special place in the Orion Arm to the Milky Way’s future collision with the Andromeda Galaxy, this book looks at the structure, formation and evolution of our home galaxy and its place in the universe. Find out how it compares to other galaxies, why it could be unique, and discover the most exciting and perplexing phenomena within it, including supernovae, the different kinds of stars, planetary systems and radiation, plus the monstrous, supermassive black hole Sagittarius A*. The various spacecraft that are observing our galaxy are introduced, as they help us to piece together a clearer picture of its structure, investigating the mind-blowing processes within it and giving us a snapshot into its future.

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Weight 0.76 kg
Dimensions 27 × 21 × 1.5 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

172

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

523.113 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K