About this book
An amazing journey that takes in nothing less than the whole of the universe! Starting on Earth, it introduces the guides Sir Patrick Moore, Brian May and Chris Lintott. They then explore the sights, which include the Moon, the Asteroid Belt, Alpha Centauri, Planetary Nebulae, Magellanic Clouds, the Edge of the Universe, the Cosmic Microwave Background and lots more. Each author's own personal enthusiasm is effortlessly carried over, and enhanced by some of the best images as seen through the eyes of the biggest and best telescopes on Earth and in space, and occasionally in the gardens of amateur observers.
Takes you on a tour of the Universe. En route, this title includes 100 amazing sights - from asteroids to zodiacal dust and from orbit around the Earth to beyond the most distant galaxies. It features images that present the extraordinary beauty of the Universe as seen through the eyes of the biggest and best telescopes on Earth and in space.