The Resource Astronomy : understanding celestial bodies, edited by Samuel Kazlow

Astronomy : understanding celestial bodies, edited by Samuel Kazlow

Label
Astronomy : understanding celestial bodies
Title
Astronomy
Title remainder
understanding celestial bodies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Samuel Kazlow
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Astronomy is one of the oldest natural sciences. From ancient times, people have recorded methodical observations of objects in the night sky and attempted to understand the mysteries of the universe. This title provides an engaging and up-to-date presentation of fundamental astronomy facts and principles. The text clearly explains the nature of celestial bodies such as the planets, dwarf planets, stars, moons, asteroids, and comets. It also examines the tools and techniques used by today's astronomers, including high-tech telescopes, spectroscopy, and computer modeling. Enhanced with illuminating images, this title is an ideal introduction to astronomy for a range of readers"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Grades 7-12
LC call number
QB46
LC item number
.A738 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kazlow, Samuel
Series statement
The study of science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Solar system
  • Solar system
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Astronomy : understanding celestial bodies, edited by Samuel Kazlow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 124) 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
Introduction to astronomy -- The solar system -- The stars -- The galaxies -- The universe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
129 pages
Isbn
9781622754069
Isbn Type
(library bound)
Lccn
2014010963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874835528
  • 737536
  • (OCoLC)ocn874835528
Label
Astronomy : understanding celestial bodies, edited by Samuel Kazlow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 124) 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
Introduction to astronomy -- The solar system -- The stars -- The galaxies -- The universe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
129 pages
Isbn
9781622754069
Isbn Type
(library bound)
Lccn
2014010963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874835528
  • 737536
  • (OCoLC)ocn874835528

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