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Stars and Nebulae.

Author: Nicholas Faulkner; Erik Gregersen
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2019.
Series: Universe and Our Place in It Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following the Next Generation Science Standards focusing on the universe and its stars, this enlightening book delves deep into the scientific study of stars, analyzing their behavior and composition, as well as their life cycles. Readers will learn fascinating facts, such as just how big they can get, how many there are in the universe, and the spectacular fashion in which some die. Readers can explore the universe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Faulkner, Nicholas.
Stars and Nebulae.
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Faulkner; Erik Gregersen
ISBN: 1508106037 9781508106036
OCLC Number: 1063913560
Description: 1 online resource (130 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1; The Nature of Stars; Observing the Motions of Stars; Measuring Brightness and Distance; Colour, Temperature, and Composition; The Sizes of Stars; A Look at the Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) Diagram; How Stars Shine; The Masses of Stars; The Variety of Star Sizes; Stars Like the Sun; How Many Stars Are There?; Understanding Spectral Analysis; Calculating the Distances of Stars; Our Nearest Stars; The Sun; Chapter 2; Understanding Star Clusters; Globular Clusters; Open Clusters; OB and T Associations; The Nature of Star Clusters. Finding Clusters in External GalaxiesChapter 3; Super Stars; White Dwarfs; Neutron Stars; Black Holes; Stephen Hawking's Work on Black Holes; Chapter 4; Nebulae; The Different Classes of Nebulae; The Historical Study of Nebulae; The Work of the Herschels; Studying Nebulae with Photography and Spectroscopy; The Chemical and Physical Nature of Nebulae; The Dust of Interstellar Space; Turbulence in Nebulae; The Galactic Magnetic Field; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Universe and Our Place in It Ser.

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Following the Next Generation Science Standards focusing on the universe and its stars, this enlightening book delves deep into the scientific study of stars, analyzing their behavior and composition, as well as their life cycles. Readers will learn fascinating facts, such as just how big they can get, how many there are in the universe, and the spectacular fashion in which some die. Readers can explore the universe of nebulae, the interstellar dust from which stars are born. Treat your star-gazers to a terrific guide.

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