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Philip's Essential Guide to Space

Paul Sutherland
Authors:
Paul Sutherland

A stimulating guide detailing recent developments in space exploration written by Paul Sutherland.Rockets, spacecraft and satellites - the first steps into space.The race to the Moon - and future lunar exploration.Exploring the Solar System - up-to-date information about human and robotic spaceflight.Making space home - living and working on the International Space Station.Observatories in space - looking for other planetary systems and measuring the Universe.Illustrated throughout with stunning photographs and colourful artworks.Suitable for ages 12 to adult.Philip's Essential Guide to Space takes the reader on a beautifully illustrated and informative journey - from the earliest beginnings of rockets and artificial satellites, through the first manned space missions, and on to the latest space probes venturing out into the farthest reaches of the Solar System and the observatories in space that are delving deeper into the origins of the Universe.Author Paul Sutherland describes the early attempts to build rockets in order to propel artificial satellites into Earth orbit for the first time, and examines the difficulties that were overcome in order to launch humans into orbit and on to the Moon. In time, these advances in technology led to the construction and operation of the International Space Station.Much of our knowledge of the Solar System has been derived from space probes that have visited distant planets and sent back images and data streams for analysis. The Sun and the planets are examined in turn, reflecting on the orbiters and landers that have provided a wealth of information.Looking beyond our Solar System to distant galaxies and other deep-sky objects, Paul describes the missions and space observatories that are working to expand our knowledge of black holes, supernova remnants and gamma-ray bursts, as well as the discovery of other planetary systems.Suitable for ages 12 to adult, Philip's Essential Guide to Space is illustrated in full colour throughout.

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Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017

Philip's flagship UK atlas: everything you'll need for the road.Completely updated and revised for 2017."Good balance between detail and quality ... excellent town maps" What Car?160 pages of fully updated super-clear road maps.2-page road map of Ireland.64 indexed town-centre maps.14 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads.10 pages of detailed route-planning maps, incorporating a key map.Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 is a mid-format spiral-bound atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database, which has been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 10 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.

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Philip's Essential Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017

Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists.Completely updated and revised for 2017."Good balance between detail and quality ... excellent town maps" What Car?160 pages of fully updated road maps at 3 miles to 1 inch.2-page road map of Ireland.32 town and city plans.8 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads.10 pages of detailed route-planning maps, incorporating a key map.Philip's Essential Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 is a mid-format spiral-bound atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database, which has been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's Essential Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 4 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 32 extra-detailed town and city plans.

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Philip's Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017

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Philip's Multiscale Europe 2016

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Philip's Complete Road Atlas Europe 2016

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Philip's Astrophotography With Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson
Authors:
Mark Thompson
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Philip's Driver's Atlas Britain

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Philip's Pocket Travel Atlas

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Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015

Hardback atlases are popular as gifts and also for self-purchase by heavy users such as business drivers.This deluxe Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015 contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 10 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.

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Philip's Essential Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015

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Philip's Junior School Atlas

The market-leading atlas for pupils at primary schools, Philip's Junior School Atlas has been fully revised for its 8th edition. It is a stimulating and authoritative first introduction to the world of maps.The introductory section describes the meaning of scale, how to measure distances using the maps, and explains the symbols on the maps.The following section is devoted to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Thematic maps cover topics such as mountains and rivers, climate and weather, population and cities, farming and fishing, industry and energy, transport, tourism and conservation. Regional maps of England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland complete this section.The rest of the atlas is made up of world thematic maps and world continental maps. Included are topics such as the world's climate, vegetation, agriculture, energy sources, and environmental concerns, such as global warming.A simple letter-figure index completes the atlas - a useful introduction to help the young reader find his/her way around the maps.

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Philip's Navigator Britain Spiral

Philip's Navigator Road Atlases - the UK's best-selling Road Atlases.The No.1 Choice of Road Atlas for the serious motorist.No other road atlas of Britain offers this level of detail and clarity.'A map that beats all others' The Daily Telegraph'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine'No.1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research surveyBritain's best road mapping in a great spiral format.Every street in Britain marked on the maps.Over 3000 roads named.Fixed speed-camera locations, with speed limits.100 indexed town-centre maps plus approaches maps to 12 major urban areas.Super-detailed 6-page route-planning section.Up-to-date mapping at 1.5 miles to 1 inch.Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown.Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets.

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Philip's Navigator Trucker's Britain

Philip's Navigator Road Atlases - the UK's best-selling Road Atlases.The No.1 Choice of Road Atlas for the serious motorist.No other road atlas of Britain offers this level of detail and clarity.'A map that beats all others' The Daily Telegraph'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine'No.1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research surveyOver 6,000 bridge heights, nearly 1,500 weight-restricted bridges and over 250 width-restricted bridges. Britain's best road mapping in a great spiral format.Every street in Britain marked on the maps.Over 3000 roads named.Fixed speed-camera locations, with speed limits.100 indexed town-centre maps plus approaches maps to 12 major urban areas.Super-detailed 6-page route-planning section.Up-to-date mapping at 1.5 miles to 1 inch.Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown.Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets.

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Philip's Navigator Camping and Caravanning Atlas of Britain

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Philip's Moon Observer's Guide

Peter Grego
Authors:
Peter Grego

Philip's Moon Observer's Guide is a practical guide for Moonwatchers, suitable for both beginners and more experienced observers. Peter Grego, a well-known Moon expert, shares his enthusiasm and expertise in this informative book.Features on the Moon are best seen when they are close to the day-night line, known as the terminator. At the heart of Philip's Moon Observer's Guide is a day-by-day lunar observing diary based on the progress of the terminator. Using detailed sections of Moon map for each day, the author explains when to look for which features, enabling you to plan your own lunar explorations.Colourful diagrams, stunning close-up images and straightforward text explain the origin and appearance of the different types of surface feature. Eclipses are always eagerly followed by astronomers, and the author explains the best way to observe and record these fascinating events.Philip's Moon Observer's Guide is divided into seven chapters:Lunar geology and the Moon's featuresThe Moon in spaceThe lunar observer's equipmentMoonwatchingRecording your observationsEclipses and occultationsThe space-age MoonPhilip's Moon Observer's Guide also includes a glossary of terms as well as details of a number of astronomical societies and groups, together with useful Internet resources.

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Philip's Street Atlas Inverness and Moray

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Philip's Street Atlas Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham

New, and the only detailed colour atlas of Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham that gives comprehensive coverage of the region.The mapping is based on Ordnance Survey data and gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The mapping is at a scale of 1 3/4 inches to 1 mile (1 1/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition) with larger scale mapping of 3 1/2 inches to 1 mile (2 2/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition). Chester and Wrexham are also shown at the extra-large scale of 7 inches to 1 mile (5 1/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition). The mapping is also complete with postcode boundaries.The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly with through-routes highlighted. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes including schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc. These are highlighted in red.Main map scale: 1.75 inches to 1 mile and 3.5 inches to 1 mile

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Philip's Moon Map

Dr John Murray
Contributors:
Dr John Murray
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Philip's Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils

A. C. Bishop, A. R. Woolley, W. R. Hamilton
Authors:
A. C. Bishop, A. R. Woolley, W. R. Hamilton

A practical and authoritative guide to identifying minerals, rocks and fossils. An invaluable handbook for amateur collectors and specialists alike, small and compact enough to carry in the pocket or rucksack. The illustrations in this revised edition have been improved to give a truer representation of the colours found in nature.A best-seller in its field since 1974 when it was first published, the 1998 edition has been completely revised and updated, with brand-new, extended introductory sections and appendices. The book has also been completely redesigned to bring it into the 1990s and make it more user friendly.Around 145 colour plates show typical mineral, rock and fossils specimens. The plates were photographed from the Natural History Museum's incredible collection. Over 100 specially commissioned line drawings illustrate the authoritative descriptions of the specimens.The 1998 edition has been updated and revised by two of the original authors (Dr Woolley and Dr Bishop), plus an expert in fossils, all from the world-class Natural History Museum in London.Main map scale: