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Observing the universe

Author: Ray Spangenburg; Diane Moser
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, ©2003.
Series: Out of this world (Franklin Watts, Inc.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive look at the exploration of the universe, from observations of ancient skywatchers to the first orbiting observatories and voyages of robot spacecraft to the outer solar system.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Spangenburg; Diane Moser
ISBN: 0531119270 9780531119273
OCLC Number: 52056402
Description: 127 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Skywatching and wonder --
Ways of "seeing" --
Today's mountain observatories --
First orbiting observatories --
NASA's "Great Observatories" --
Traveling sightseers --
The universe beckons.
Series Title: Out of this world (Franklin Watts, Inc.)
Responsibility: Ray Spangenburg and Kit Moser.

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A comprehensive look at the exploration of the universe, from observations of ancient skywatchers to the first orbiting observatories and voyages of robot spacecraft to the outer solar system.
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