Presents details at the homes and behaviour of the spiral galaxy often called the Milky method discusses the starting place and evolution of stars, nebulae, and different galaxies and provides an old survey of the research of galaxies.
Title: The Milky method and Beyond
Author: Gregersen, Erik (EDT)
Publisher: Rosen Pub Group
Publication Date: 2009/12/20
Number of Pages: 218
Binding kind: LIBRARY
Library of Congress: 2009037980
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