For the previous few months I’ve been writing an e-book on the planet Venus, the planet closest to the Earth in distance, measurement and inner composition, and the third brightest pure object in our sky after the Solar and the Moon. The e book is now completed and is out there to obtain in Kindle format by clicking here if you’re based mostly within the UK or here if you’re based mostly within the US. To obtain the e book in different international locations, see the notes on the finish of this publish.
For the 5 days beginning on 7 December 2018, as a Christmas reward, I’ll make this e book free to all my readers.
Picture from NASA
Among the matters included within the e book are as follows.
- How Venus seems from Earth and the truth that Venus’s phases can solely be defined by a heliocentric principle and never the geocentric principle.
- Exploration of the Venus by spacecraft. These missions found a harsh hostile world, the place the floor temperature is almost 5 hundred levels Celsius and the atmospheric stress is a crushing 92 instances that of Earth.
- The transit of Venus, an astronomical occasion during which Venus seems to cross the floor of the Solar. Observations of the transit of Venus have been essential to the event of astronomy within the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
- Selecting and terraforming the planet.
Downloading the e book in different international locations
To obtain the e-book in the event you dwell exterior the UK and USA, then use following hyperlink
If that doesn’t work then please click on on the title of your nation within the record under
In case your nation isn’t within the record above, you then received’t be capable of obtain the e book from Amazon in Kindle format. Nevertheless, till the top of 2018, it is possible for you to to obtain the e book freed from cost (in pdf format) from the next webpage.