The Resource Astronomy

Astronomy

Label
Astronomy
Title
Astronomy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An exploration of the transformative impact of inventions and discoveries in the field of astronomy. Features include fact boxes, sidebars, biographies, timeline, glossary, list of recommended reading and Web sites, and index"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB46
LC item number
.A879 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
World Book, Inc
Series statement
Inventions and discoveries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Astronomy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
Constellations across the sky -- Calendar stones -- Sundials -- The Earth is round -- The stars as guides -- The modern calendar -- The telescope -- Understanding the solar system -- Planetariums -- The law of gravitation -- The seventh planet: Uranus -- The Messier catalog -- The eighth planet: Neptune -- Black holes -- Time zones -- Atomic time -- The first human on the moon -- The Hubble space telescope -- The definition of a planet -- Important dates in astronomy
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47p.
Isbn
9780716603870
Lccn
2008040649
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
15449771
Label
Astronomy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
Constellations across the sky -- Calendar stones -- Sundials -- The Earth is round -- The stars as guides -- The modern calendar -- The telescope -- Understanding the solar system -- Planetariums -- The law of gravitation -- The seventh planet: Uranus -- The Messier catalog -- The eighth planet: Neptune -- Black holes -- Time zones -- Atomic time -- The first human on the moon -- The Hubble space telescope -- The definition of a planet -- Important dates in astronomy
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47p.
Isbn
9780716603870
Lccn
2008040649
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
15449771

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