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Astronomy

Author: Kristen Lippincott
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., ©2013.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the history of astronomy, identifies important astronomers, and summarizes what is known about the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Lippincott
ISBN: 9780756637675 0756637678
OCLC Number: 966576139
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: The study of the heavens --
Ancient astronomy --
Ordering the universe --
The celestial sphere --
The uses of astronomy --
Astrology --
The Copernican revolution --
Intellectual giants --
Optical principles --
The optical telescope --
Observatories --
Astronomers --
Spectroscopy --
The radio telescope --
Venturing into space --
The solar system --
The sun --
The moon --
Earth --
Mercury --
Venus --
Mars --
Jupiter --
Saturn --
Uranus --
Neptune and beyond --
Travelers in space --
The birth and death of stars --
Our galaxy and beyond --
Did you know? --
Cutting-edge astronomy --
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Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by Kristen Lippincott.

Abstract:

Looks at the history of astronomy, identifies important astronomers, and summarizes what is known about the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars.

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