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Astronomy: 365 Days

Art / Photobook

By: Jerry T Bonnell and Robert J Nemiroff

744 pages, 374 col photos

Abrams

Hardback | Oct 2006 | #162534 | ISBN: 0810957159
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About this book

&i;Astronomy: 365 Days&o; is a spectacular collection of photographs of space and sky, drawn from Jerry Bonnell and Robert Nemiroff's enormously popular website, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). The follow-up to their previous collaboration, The &i;Universe: 365 Days&o;, this volume is filled with amazing images from the Spirit and Opportunity rovers on Mars and the Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn, the latest revelations from the Hubble Space Telescope, and gorgeous views from professionals and amateurs. Each photograph is accompanied by explanatory text that greatly expands the reader's appreciation of the wonders of the cosmos.


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Biography

Jerry T. Bonnell is an astrophysicist with the Universities Space Research Association who has been working at NASA since 1988. He lives in Greenbelt, Maryland. Robert J. Nemiroff is a professor of physics at Michigan Technological University. He lives in Houghton, Michigan. In 1995, in collaboration with NASA and co-author Jerry Bonnell, he created the website Astronomy Picture of the Day (http://apod.nasa.gov/), which they continue to maintain.

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