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The Resource Astronomy, written by Kristen Lippincott ; [special photography, Tina Chambers, Clive Streeter]

Astronomy, written by Kristen Lippincott ; [special photography, Tina Chambers, Clive Streeter]

Label
Astronomy
Title
Astronomy
Statement of responsibility
written by Kristen Lippincott ; [special photography, Tina Chambers, Clive Streeter]
Title variation
  • Eyewitness astronomy
  • Eyewitness
  • Eyewitness books
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the history of astronomy, identifies important astronomers, and summarizes what's known about the sun, moon, planets, and stars
Member of
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lippincott, Kristen
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
QB46
LC item number
.L744 20136
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chambers, Tina
  • Streeter, Clive
Series statement
Eyewitness
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Astronomy, written by Kristen Lippincott ; [special photography, Tina Chambers, Clive Streeter]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First American edition, 1994"--T.p. verso
  • "Discover the mysteries of the world's oldest science - from constellations to moon rocks"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
955211
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Revised edition, American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465408969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781465408969
Label
Astronomy, written by Kristen Lippincott ; [special photography, Tina Chambers, Clive Streeter]
Publication
Note
  • "First American edition, 1994"--T.p. verso
  • "Discover the mysteries of the world's oldest science - from constellations to moon rocks"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
955211
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Revised edition, American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465408969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781465408969

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