The Complete Idiot's Guide to The Sun
by Jay M. Pasachoff
Publisher: Alpha 2003
Number of pages: 350
Everything revolves around it...and now skywatchers and armchair scientists can learn all about the origin and history of the sun. With information on the sun's physical properties; how solar flares, sunspots, and winds on its surface affect Earth's atmosphere and environment; solar and lunar eclipses, transits, and occultations, and early astronomers' discoveries about the sun, including Galileo, Copernicus, Francis Bailey, and the Mayans.
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