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by Ken Willcox,Fred Espenak,Mark Littmann
Author: Ken Willcox,Fred Espenak,Mark Littmann
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2 edition (July 29, 1999)
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Subcategory: Astronomy and Space Science
The resulting book, Totality: Eclipses of the Sun, was hailed as the best popular reference on the subject ever .
The resulting book, Totality: Eclipses of the Sun, was hailed as the best popular reference on the subject ever published.
A total eclipse of the Sun is the most awesome sight in the heavens. Totality takes you to eclipses of the past, present, and future, and lets you see-and feel-why people travel to the ends of the Earth to observe them. Totality once again features the spectacular photography of Fred Espenak, who runs the NASA Eclipse Home Page and is the best-known and respected of all eclipse calculators and information sources.
There is detailed information on how to observe eclipses and how to photograph them.
Mark Littmann holds an endowed professorship in science writing at the University of Tennessee, where he teaches both writing and astronomy. Fred Espenak is the most widely recognized name in solar eclipses. He has written several popular astronomy books, including Planets Beyond: Discovering the Outer Solar System, which won the Science Writing Award of the American Institute of Physics; and Comet Halley: Once in a Lifetime (with Don Yeomans), which won the Elliott Montroll Special Award of the New York Academy of Sciences.
The resulting book, Totality: Eclipses of the Sun .
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A total eclipse of the Sun is the most awesome sight in the heavens
A total eclipse of the Sun is the most awesome sight in the heavens. His many stunning color photographs illuminate this unparalleled exploration of eclipses.
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This turbulent outer part of the sun, best studied when the sun is obscured, draws observers across the globe to this day. Totality, like most eclipse guides produced in time for the 1999 eclipse, doesn't seem to know which readers it's addressing. Near the beginning, the reader is abjured not to let all the science bits "stand in the way of your enjoyment of the wild, wacky, and wonderful things people have thought and done about solar eclipses.