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General Astronomy

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General Astronomy

Publisher: Wikibooks

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The progress of technology has dramatically improved our understanding of the universe, revealing a richer tapestry than had ever been imagined before. This wikibook introduces the advanced secondary or beginning university student to that tapestry and the process that revealed it to humanity, presenting astronomy not only as a field of knowledge, but also as a human endeavor in science.

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