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Sky above and worlds beyond

Author: Judith Herbst
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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An introduction to astronomy, examining planetary and stellar motions, ancient concepts of the universe, the solar system, astronomy's wild goose chases, Einstein's mass/time relationships, stellar evolution, and the unexplained mysteries of space. Includes star charts.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Herbst
ISBN: 0689309740 9780689309748
OCLC Number: 8688413
Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Judith Herbst ; illustrated with photographs, drawings, and diagrams by Richard Rosenblum, and sky charts by George Lovi.

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An introduction to astronomy, examining planetary and stellar motions, ancient concepts of the universe, the solar system, astronomy's wild goose chases, Einstein's mass/time relationships, stellar evolution, and the unexplained mysteries of space. Includes star charts.

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