Capturing the universe : the most spectacular astrophotography from across the cosmos / Rhodri Evans ; foreword by Steven Young.
Medarbetare: Young, Steven (Författare till förord)
Omfång: 192 pages chiefly colour illustrations 28 cm
The very best images captured by the new generation of terrestrial telescopes, orbiting telescopes and deep-space probes and landers have been collected in this magnificent volume. Detailed captions explain the equipment and technicalities of producing such images, which are not only mesmerising but also provide a huge amount of information about the geology and atmospheres of celestial bodes, and the formation of distant galaxies. From the world's gigantic telescopes in the Canary Islands, Hawaii and Chile to the New Horizons probe now heading into the Kuiper Belt to examine other icy mini-worlds, each page reveals extraordinary images that take us deeper into our universe.