DK encyclopedia of space
—Couper, Heather.
Ebook
2009

Guide to astronomy and space science, compiled by leading space experts. Includes the facts and figures from the latest missions to the planets, and images from the Hubble Space Telescope.

Item Details
Subjects:
Astronomy -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Astronomy -- Encyclopedias.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Science & Nature -- Astronomy.
Space sciences -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Space sciences -- Encyclopedias.
Genre:
Electronic books.
Other Authors:
Henbest, Nigel.
ISBN:
9780756656003 (electronic bk.)
0756656001 (electronic bk.)
Edition:
Fully rev. and updated.
Publisher, Date:
New York : DK Pub., c2009.
Description:
1 online resource (304 p.) : col. ill.
Other Title:
Encyclopedia of space
Space
Notes:
Includes index.
Previous ed. published as DK space encyclopedia, in 1999.
Description based on print version record.
Contents:
Observing the universe: Optical astronomy
Invisible astronomies
Exploring space: Liftoff
Using space
Space pioneers
Planets and moons: Solar system
Earth and moon
Inner worlds
Outer worlds
Minor members
Stars: Sun
Life of the stars
Star death
Galaxies and beyond: Milky Way
Galaxies
Universe
Practical stargazing: Getting started
Observing
Reference section: Index.
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