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The Resource Night sky detective, by Ben Morgan US consultant, Dr. Ted A. Maxwell, Associate Director for Colleges and Research, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution ; UK consultant, Dr Jacqueline Mitton

Night sky detective, by Ben Morgan US consultant, Dr. Ted A. Maxwell, Associate Director for Colleges and Research, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution ; UK consultant, Dr Jacqueline Mitton

Label
Night sky detective
Title
Night sky detective
Statement of responsibility
by Ben Morgan US consultant, Dr. Ted A. Maxwell, Associate Director for Colleges and Research, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution ; UK consultant, Dr Jacqueline Mitton
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--
Member of
Assigning source
P. [4] of cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgan, Ben
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB46
LC item number
.M853 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smithsonian Institution
Series statement
DK Smithsonian eyewitness explorer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Solar system
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Night sky detective, by Ben Morgan US consultant, Dr. Ted A. Maxwell, Associate Director for Colleges and Research, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution ; UK consultant, Dr Jacqueline Mitton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Stargazing -- The sky at night -- Our place in space -- Paper planets -- Around and around -- Seeing sunspots -- What time is it? -- When darkness comes -- Lunar landscape -- A lunar calendar -- Moon shadows -- Escape velocity -- Ready for liftoff -- Finding Venus -- Why is Mars red -- Is there life on Mars -- Stormy weather -- Jupiter and its moons -- Saturn's strange shape -- Shooting stars -- A star map -- Star charts -- Compass stars -- Northern star-hopping -- Southern star-hopping -- The time at time -- Latitude locator -- A star is born -- Find the Seven Sisters -- Going, going, gone -- Our local galaxy -- Galaxy hunting -- Expanding universe -- Glossary,
Control code
ocn891617569
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
  • Revised edition.
  • American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465435019
Lccn
2015430161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0015721287
  • (OCoLC)891617569
Label
Night sky detective, by Ben Morgan US consultant, Dr. Ted A. Maxwell, Associate Director for Colleges and Research, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution ; UK consultant, Dr Jacqueline Mitton
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Stargazing -- The sky at night -- Our place in space -- Paper planets -- Around and around -- Seeing sunspots -- What time is it? -- When darkness comes -- Lunar landscape -- A lunar calendar -- Moon shadows -- Escape velocity -- Ready for liftoff -- Finding Venus -- Why is Mars red -- Is there life on Mars -- Stormy weather -- Jupiter and its moons -- Saturn's strange shape -- Shooting stars -- A star map -- Star charts -- Compass stars -- Northern star-hopping -- Southern star-hopping -- The time at time -- Latitude locator -- A star is born -- Find the Seven Sisters -- Going, going, gone -- Our local galaxy -- Galaxy hunting -- Expanding universe -- Glossary,
Control code
ocn891617569
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
  • Revised edition.
  • American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465435019
Lccn
2015430161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0015721287
  • (OCoLC)891617569

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