Book of Astronomy and Space

Book of Astronomy and Space

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580863858
Publisher: EDC Publishing
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Series: Complete Bks.
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

The universe
The universe6
The story of the universe8
Finding out about space10
Our Solar System
Our Solar System12
The Sun14
Eclipses16
Mercury18
Venus20
The Earth22
The Moon24
Mars26
Jupiter28
Saturn30
Uranus32
Neptune34
Pluto36
Asteroids38
Comets and meteors40
Exploring space42
Famous astronomers44
The stars
Star groups46
The Milky Way48
Birth of stars50
Life of a star52
Variable stars54
Star patterns56
Describing stars58
Constellations
Maps of the stars60
Draco to Cancer62
Cygnus to Serpens64
Camelopardalis to Aquarius66
Gemini to Lepus68
Columba to Microscopium70
Corvus to Dorado72
Sagittarius to Crux74
Home astronomy76
Star photographs78
Telescopes80
Astronomy facts and lists
Famous constellations82
Map of the Moon83
Stars at-a-glance84
Space objects at-a-glance86
Landmarks of astronomy88
Questions and answers90
Glossary92
Index94

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