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Weird Astronomy: Tales Of Unusual, Bizarre, And Other Hard To Explain Observations (Astronomers' Universe)

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Weird Astronomy appeals to all who are interested in unusual celestial phenomena, whether they be amateur or professional astronomers or science buffs who just enjoy reading of odd coincidences, unexplained observations, and reports from space probes that "don t quite fit." This book relates a variety of "unusual" astronomical observations unusual in the sense of refusing...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Springer (first published September 27th 2010)
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Landy
Thank you Goodreads First Reads for this free book. This is a great book. Full of interesting and unusual events. A must read for any astronomy hobbyists.
Darlene
Jun 02, 2011 Darlene rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Astronomy buffs
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This is a fascinating book. If I were still a huge astronomy buff that I was as a teen I would have read every word. If I had a great telescope and astro-friends/club I would have read every word. If I weren't OLD and the dreams of getting out into space not squelched, I would have read every word. As it was, I read every word until about halfway through. I found the discussion very interesting. An...more
Magdalena
WOW!!! this book was really amazing!!! i mean im not that into space as many people but this book was really interesting and it got me to think.I think one thing that i can say i really liked was when they talked about "the little world that wasn't there"!!I had no idea of how many theories regarding space there were!!! i was amazed by how many pictures and data that has come from space that id never even knew existed!!!
tdr232000
Interesting facta but just drags along.
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