The Resource Star spotters : telescopes and observatories, David Jefferis

Star spotters : telescopes and observatories, David Jefferis

Label
Star spotters : telescopes and observatories
Title
Star spotters
Title remainder
telescopes and observatories
Statement of responsibility
David Jefferis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jefferis, David
Dewey number
522
Index
index present
LC call number
QB500.262
LC item number
.J44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Exploring our solar system
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Outer space
  • X-ray astronomy
  • Telescopes
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Star spotters : telescopes and observatories, David Jefferis
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
When did people first observe the skies? -- Why is much of the universe invisible? -- How fast does light travel through space? -- How does an optical telescope work? -- Are big telescopes better than small ones? -- Why is radio astronomy so important? -- Observing outer space -- How do we find out about the sun? -- What can the hubble space telescope see? -- Where do we look for infrared targets? -- What is X-ray astronomy? -- What are astronomy's new frontiers? -- Young astronomer -- How can i go star spotting? -- Database -- Facts and figures -- Glossary, going further
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035679281
Label
Star spotters : telescopes and observatories, David Jefferis
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
When did people first observe the skies? -- Why is much of the universe invisible? -- How fast does light travel through space? -- How does an optical telescope work? -- Are big telescopes better than small ones? -- Why is radio astronomy so important? -- Observing outer space -- How do we find out about the sun? -- What can the hubble space telescope see? -- Where do we look for infrared targets? -- What is X-ray astronomy? -- What are astronomy's new frontiers? -- Young astronomer -- How can i go star spotting? -- Database -- Facts and figures -- Glossary, going further
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035679281

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