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Nearest star

L. Golub

Nearest star

the surprising science of our sun

by L. Golub

  • 142 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLeon Golub, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Jay M. Pasachoff, Williams College
ContributionsPasachoff, Jay M., author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB521 .G65 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 297 pages
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27168910M
ISBN 101107052653, 1107672643
ISBN 109781107052659, 9781107672642
LC Control Number2013030423
OCLC/WorldCa855909918

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Nearest star by L. Golub Download PDF EPUB FB2

"This book explores the Sun [our nearest star] in a comprehensive way for the non-scientific reader who wants to gain a general idea of the range and significance of solar physics.

We explain: [1] What is known about the Sun and how this knowledge is [obtained] [2] Discuss the origins of the Sun's light and heat, and/5(9).

Nearest Star is a very well put together descritption of Solar features and physics aimed at the layman to the moderately experienced observer.

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He was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum of Natural History-Hayden Planetarium. Edward Miller has illustrated A Drop Cited by: 2. Nearest Star: The Surprising Science of Our Sun.

Unlike the myriad points of light we gaze at Nearest star book the night sky, our nearest star allows us to study the wonders of stellar workings at blindingly close range--from a mere 93 million miles away.4/5(3).

The Nearest Stars A Detailed Guide Overview List of nearest stars The nearest stars (order of increasing distance) Sun Proxima Centauri Alpha Centauri Barnard's Star WISE Wolf Lalande Sirius Luyten Ross Ross WISE + Epsilon Eridani Lacaille Ross WISE EZ Aquarii Procyon 61 Cygni Struve 44 rows  The Nearest Stars, Brown Dwarfs, and White Dwarfs Star System Discovery.

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Now in its long-awaited second edition, Nearest Star answers these questions and more. After the passing of a full year solar cycle and the wild expansion in spacecraft technology between editions, the book is completely updated with. Kolob is a star or planet described in the Book of Abraham, a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint Book of Abraham is traditionally held by several Latter Day Saint denominations as having been translated from an Egyptian papyrus scroll by Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint ing to this work, Kolob is the heavenly body nearest to the.

The sun is the star that is closest to Earth. The sun provides solar energy for animals, plants, and humans to survive. The sun is made up of gases and is extremely hot. This book describes how the sun was formed and what the sun's purpose is for every living thing on Earth to survive/5(2).

The Sun, Our Nearest Star Franklyn Mansfield Branley No preview available - About the author () Franklyn M. Branley was the originator of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series and the author of close to popular books about scientific topics for young readers of all ages.

He was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the. The Sun is about 93 million miles from the earth. The star nearest to the Sun is Proxima Centauri. Astronomers measure the distance between stars in units called light-years.

A light-year equals million million miles ( million million kilometers). This is the distance light travels in one year at a speed. These are the questions at the heart of solar physics, and at the core of this book. The Sun is the only star near enough to study in sufficient detail to provide rigorous tests of our theories and help us understand the more distant and exotic objects throughout the cosmos.

Having observed the Sun using both ground-based and spaceborne. Find books, toys & tech, including ebooks, movies, music & textbooks.

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It may be "the story of one tiny star among the trillions that have come and gone during the past 15 billion years," but it sure makes for soul-stirring, mind-blowing reading. NEAREST STAR. The Surprising Science of Our Sun AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet.This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in dia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject dia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).

Book This book does not require a rating on the .Information on the Nearest Stars Sun - Type= G2, Magnitude=, Distance= ly A typical yellow dwarf star. It has eight planets orbiting it.

Proxima Centauri - Type= M5, Magnitude=, Distance= ly This dim red dwarf is the nearest star to the Sun, and it is a member of the Alpha Centauri system despite lying light years from the main pair of stars.