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Author: Giles Sparrow; Jerry Stone, (Consultant)
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Series: DK findout!
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"Children will find out about the universe, our solar system, observations of the starry skies, and the mind-blowing wonders of outer space. From the birth of stars to the mysteries of black holes, the Universe has been constantly studied to understand how it works. Learn about icy planets and explosive stars, far-off galaxies that powerful telescopes looking deep into space have captured, observatories and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Sparrow; Jerry Stone, (Consultant)
ISBN: 9781465477132 1465477136 9781465470928 1465470921 9781544410920 1544410921
OCLC Number: 1050437374
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Our place in space --
The Big Bang --
Space objects --
Life of a star --
Star birth --
Types of stars --
Multiple stars --
Black holes --
Galaxies --
Milky Way --
The sun --
Solar System --
Beyond Neptune --
Rocky planets --
Gas giants --
Earth's moon --
Moons --
Rocks in space --
The view from Earth --
Constellations --
Astronomy --
Meet the expert --
Space photos --
Exploring space --
Exoplanets --
Is there life out there? --
James Webb Space Telescope.
Series Title: DK findout!
Responsibility: Giles Sparrow ; consultant, Jerry Stone.

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"Children will find out about the universe, our solar system, observations of the starry skies, and the mind-blowing wonders of outer space. From the birth of stars to the mysteries of black holes, the Universe has been constantly studied to understand how it works. Learn about icy planets and explosive stars, far-off galaxies that powerful telescopes looking deep into space have captured, observatories and astronomy, and whole new worlds discovered by space-exploring probes in this beautifully illustrated children's book that is crammed with amazing facts about the universe."--Publisher's website.

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