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Astronomy for kids : how to explore outer space with binoculars, a telescope, or just your eyes!

Author: Bruce Betts, (PhD); Erica L Colón
Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Rockridge Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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"One of the coolest things about outer space is that anyone can explore it. All you have to do is go outside and look up! In Astronomy for Kids, planetary scientist Bruce Betts helps you find and name the amazing objects in the night sky and shares fun facts about them. From stars and constellations to the planets and their moons, the northern hemisphere has plenty to see as long as you know what to look for and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Betts, (PhD); Erica L Colón
ISBN: 9781641521437 1641521430
OCLC Number: 1057794862
Description: xi, 168 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Astronomy in action. Tips for seeing outer space ; Hey, why did the sky move? ; How do I find stuff? ; Keep in mind ; Tools and supplies --
Use your eyes. The big 30 --
Best with binoculars. What the weird binoculars numbers mean ; Set the stage ; The binocular big 10 --
Step up to a telescope. Telescope basics ; How to buy a telescope ; How to use a telescope ; The telescope top 10 --
Keep exploring. The next steps ; Aim high.
Responsibility: Bruce Betts, PhD ; foreword by Erica Colón, PhD.

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"One of the coolest things about outer space is that anyone can explore it. All you have to do is go outside and look up! In Astronomy for Kids, planetary scientist Bruce Betts helps you find and name the amazing objects in the night sky and shares fun facts about them. From stars and constellations to the planets and their moons, the northern hemisphere has plenty to see as long as you know what to look for and where to look"--Back cover.

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