The planet Neptune: an historical survey before Voyager

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Wiley published in association with Praxis Publishing, Chichester, 1996 - Science - 150 pages
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Revised and updated to include recent data and photographs obtained by the Voyager 2 mission, this detailed study of the giant planet has been published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Neptune's discovery in 1846. It includes an historical survey

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Preface to second edition
The planetary system

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About the author (1996)

Patrick Moore was born on March 4, 1923. He is one of the most prolific authors of popular astronomy books. He began publishing astronomy books in 1950 and has been extremely active ever since. He is director of the lunar section of the British Astronomical Association and was director of the Armagh Planetarium in Northern Ireland from 1965 to 1968. Moore has been the host of a television program, "The Sky at Night," which appeared first on BBC in April 1957. He was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1968 for his work in astronomy.

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