Astronomy: A Guide Audiobook, by DK  Books Play Audiobook Sample

Astronomy: A Guide Audiobook

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Read By: Andrew Wincott Publisher: DK Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 6.17 hours at 1.5x Speed 4.63 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: November 2020 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780744036329

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

53

Longest Chapter Length:

71:48 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

01:48 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

10:20 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

82

Publisher Description

A complete guide to the universe. Take a look through the lens and discover the beauty and science of the magnificent world that is our night sky - and beyond. From the 150km- (93 mile-) -wide impact craters on the Moon to Jupiter's Great Red Spot, a swirling storm that started in the 1600s, learn all about the history of astronomy. Find out about astronomical phenomena and take a tour of the Solar System. This easy-to-follow audiobook also explains the science behind the wonders of the sky. Featuring no-nonsense advice on how to observe the skies using the naked eye, binoculars, and telescopes, Astronomy is the perfect guide for keen amateur astronomers, as well as a great reference book for the whole family. Ian Ridpath is an award-winning writer, broadcaster, and lecturer on astronomy, having previously worked at the University of London Observatory. A fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, he is the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy and Norton's Star Atlas, which is considered by many to be the amateur astronomer's bible. He has written or edited more than 40 books, including several standard guides to the night sky, and many articles on astronomy. PLEASE NOTE: This title has an accompanying PDF. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK Audio

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About DK Books

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect.

About Andrew Wincott

Andrew Wincott is a British actor and Earphones Award–winning narrator. He is most known in radio drama as the voice of Adam Macy in The Archers. He has worked with numerous theater companies throughout the UK.