A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea

A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea

By: Michael West (author)Paperback

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A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea tells the fascinating story of how a remote mountaintop in the middle of the Pacific Ocean became home to the most powerful collection of telescopes in the world. Over 160 superb photographs accompanied by astronomer Michael J. West's engaging commentary bring the past and present to life and showcase the many remarkable discoveries made by the observatories atop Maunakea

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Michael J. West is director of the Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA. A frequent user of the telescopes on Maunakea in his research, he is the author of A Gentle Rain of Starlight: The Story of Astronomy on Mauna Kea.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/08/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780824852689
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780824852689
  • weight: 525
  • ISBN10: 0824852680

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