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The Resource From blue moons to black holes : a basic guide to astronomy, outer space, and space exploration, Melanie Melton Knocke

From blue moons to black holes : a basic guide to astronomy, outer space, and space exploration, Melanie Melton Knocke

Label
From blue moons to black holes : a basic guide to astronomy, outer space, and space exploration
Title
From blue moons to black holes
Title remainder
a basic guide to astronomy, outer space, and space exploration
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Melton Knocke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB44.3
LC item number
.K66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
From blue moons to black holes : a basic guide to astronomy, outer space, and space exploration, Melanie Melton Knocke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Questions and answers -- About the solar system -- About the sun -- About the planets -- About asteroids, comets, meteors, and other space junk -- About Earth -- About the moon -- About spacecraft and space travel -- About stars -- About black holes -- About galaxies -- About telescopes -- Pt. 2. Quick facts -- The sun -- The planets -- The moon -- The phases of the moon -- Moon totals for each planet -- Moon names -- The biggest moons of the solar system -- Lunar eclipses for 2005-2020 -- Solar eclipses for 2005-2020 -- Meteor showers -- The twenty-five brightest stars -- The twenty-five closest stars -- The stars of the Big Dipper -- The constellations (in alphabetical order) -- Astronomy and space-related web sites -- Pt. 3. A brief history of lunar and planetary exploration -- Missions to the moon -- Missions to Mercury -- Missions to Venus -- Missions to Mars -- Missions to Jupiter -- Missions to Saturn -- Missions to Uranus -- Missions to Neptune -- Missions to Pluto
Control code
zmeld1 b2063856
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
313 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781591022886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005001754
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm57493558
Label
From blue moons to black holes : a basic guide to astronomy, outer space, and space exploration, Melanie Melton Knocke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Questions and answers -- About the solar system -- About the sun -- About the planets -- About asteroids, comets, meteors, and other space junk -- About Earth -- About the moon -- About spacecraft and space travel -- About stars -- About black holes -- About galaxies -- About telescopes -- Pt. 2. Quick facts -- The sun -- The planets -- The moon -- The phases of the moon -- Moon totals for each planet -- Moon names -- The biggest moons of the solar system -- Lunar eclipses for 2005-2020 -- Solar eclipses for 2005-2020 -- Meteor showers -- The twenty-five brightest stars -- The twenty-five closest stars -- The stars of the Big Dipper -- The constellations (in alphabetical order) -- Astronomy and space-related web sites -- Pt. 3. A brief history of lunar and planetary exploration -- Missions to the moon -- Missions to Mercury -- Missions to Venus -- Missions to Mars -- Missions to Jupiter -- Missions to Saturn -- Missions to Uranus -- Missions to Neptune -- Missions to Pluto
Control code
zmeld1 b2063856
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
313 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781591022886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005001754
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm57493558

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