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Astronomy

Author: Sue Becklake; Steve Parker
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens, 2017.
Series: 100 facts you should know.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides 100 facts about astronomy, describing how the Sun, Moon, and stars can be used to tell the time, find out how telescopes work, and explore the edge of the Universe.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Becklake; Steve Parker
ISBN: 9781482451337 1482451336 9781482451399 1482451395
OCLC Number: 947149457
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: What is astronomy? --
Families of stars --
Our place in space --
Planets large and small --
Starry skies --
Mapping the stars --
Keeping time --
Wandering stars --
First telescopes --
Discoveries with telescopes --
How telescopes work --
Telescopes today --
Observatories --
Splitting light --
Space telescopes --
Radio telescopes --
Watching the sun --
The edge of the universe --
Up close --
Astronomy from home --
In the future.
Series Title: 100 facts you should know.
Responsibility: Sue Becklake ; consultant: Steve Parker.

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Provides 100 facts about astronomy, describing how the Sun, Moon, and stars can be used to tell the time, find out how telescopes work, and explore the edge of the Universe.

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