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The Resource An intimate look at the night sky, Chet Raymo

An intimate look at the night sky, Chet Raymo

Label
An intimate look at the night sky
Title
An intimate look at the night sky
Statement of responsibility
Chet Raymo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raymo, Chet
Dewey number
523
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB63
LC item number
.R328 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Astronomy
Label
An intimate look at the night sky, Chet Raymo
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-228) and index
Contents
Winter: Alpha: in the beginning -- Dark: why the night is dark -- Far: the distances to the stars -- Spring: Fusion: how stars burn -- Spin: the planets -- Swoosh: comets and meteors -- Summer: Shadow: the moon and eclipses -- Death: how stars die -- Vortex: the Milky Way galaxy -- Autumn: Myriad: the universe of galaxies -- Spirit: life in the universe -- Omega: how the universe will end -- Appendices: Planets -- Meteor showers -- Star maps: Orion, Canis Major, Canis Minor -- Taurus, the Pleiades, Auriga -- Gemini, Cancer -- Leo, Virgo -- Ursa Major, Ursa Minor -- Boötes, Corona Borealis, Hercules -- Libra, Scorpius, Sagittarius -- Lyra, Cygnus, Aquila, Sagitta, Delphinus -- Capricornus, Aquarius, Fomalhaut -- Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Pegasus -- Andromeda, Perseus -- Pisces, Aries
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780802713698
Lccn
00068651
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm47109610
Label
An intimate look at the night sky, Chet Raymo
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-228) and index
Contents
Winter: Alpha: in the beginning -- Dark: why the night is dark -- Far: the distances to the stars -- Spring: Fusion: how stars burn -- Spin: the planets -- Swoosh: comets and meteors -- Summer: Shadow: the moon and eclipses -- Death: how stars die -- Vortex: the Milky Way galaxy -- Autumn: Myriad: the universe of galaxies -- Spirit: life in the universe -- Omega: how the universe will end -- Appendices: Planets -- Meteor showers -- Star maps: Orion, Canis Major, Canis Minor -- Taurus, the Pleiades, Auriga -- Gemini, Cancer -- Leo, Virgo -- Ursa Major, Ursa Minor -- Boötes, Corona Borealis, Hercules -- Libra, Scorpius, Sagittarius -- Lyra, Cygnus, Aquila, Sagitta, Delphinus -- Capricornus, Aquarius, Fomalhaut -- Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Pegasus -- Andromeda, Perseus -- Pisces, Aries
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780802713698
Lccn
00068651
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm47109610

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