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This text features Mike Seeds's conversational and student-friendly writing style, which has made him the best-selling author in introductory astronomy. Students and professors find great clarity and accessibility in his presentation of astronomy. Students are able to acquire an understanding of the universe instead of memorizing a set of facts that would quickly be forgotten.