Galaxies: Inside the Universe's Star Cities

David J. Eicher
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Join David J. Eicher in this state-of-the-art guide to the science of galaxies! 
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Join David J. Eicher, the editor in chief of Astronomy magazine, on a tour of the most fascinating galaxies in the universe with this comprehensive guide that will give you everything you need to know to understand your place in the cosmos.  Featuring more than 200 color photos and diagrams from the magazine's archives, much of it never before published, you'll get a unique, state-of-the-art view of the Andromeda Galaxy, Magellanic Clouds, Triangulum Galaxy, Centaurus A, and many more galaxies.  The latest information on black holes, quasars, the structure of the Milky Way, and many more topics are presented in a gorgeous, informative, and eye-opening manner.  Each chapter will take you further from home as you begin in the Milky Way and end in galaxies that are at the edge of the universe.  Whether you're a science buff or you're simply curious about the mystifying wonders of the universe that await, Galaxies is your one-way ticket to space that will answer your questions about our galaxy and beyond!


Author: David J. Eicher
Size: 8 1/2 x 10
Pages: 256
Table of Contents

Chapter One
What are Galaxies?

Chapter Two
Inside the Milky Way Galaxy

Chapter Three
Nearby Galaxies: The Local Group

Chapter Four
The Virgo Supercluster

Chapter Five
Galaxies to the Edge of the Universe