The Resource Extreme stars! : Q & A

Extreme stars! : Q & A

Label
Extreme stars! : Q & A
Title
Extreme stars!
Title remainder
Q & A
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a collection of full-color photographs of the stars and other parts of the galaxy taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; along with facts and details about red giants and supergiants, black holes, constellations, and the North Star
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
523.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB801.7
LC item number
.E97 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Collins (Firm : New York, N.Y.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Stars
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Extreme stars! : Q & A
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
What is a star? -- Are most stars like our sun? -- How are stars created? -- Why are stars different colours? -- What's a red giant? What's a red supergiant? -- What happens when a star dies? -- What is a supernova? What is a black hole? -- Why are stars called the 'factories of the universe"? -- Do all stars have planets? -- What is in a solar system besides a star and its planets? -- Why do stars twinkle? -- What's a constellation? -- What is the North Star? -- Who gets to name the stars? -- Who studies the stars and how do they do it? -- How far away are the stars? -- What do astronomers mean when they talk about "looking back in time"? -- Is each star alone in space or do stars form groups? -- Are there different kinds of galaxies? -- How many stars are there? -- Ask the specialist
Control code
ocm64098351
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
47 pages
Isbn
9780060899332
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006003767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)64098351
Label
Extreme stars! : Q & A
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
What is a star? -- Are most stars like our sun? -- How are stars created? -- Why are stars different colours? -- What's a red giant? What's a red supergiant? -- What happens when a star dies? -- What is a supernova? What is a black hole? -- Why are stars called the 'factories of the universe"? -- Do all stars have planets? -- What is in a solar system besides a star and its planets? -- Why do stars twinkle? -- What's a constellation? -- What is the North Star? -- Who gets to name the stars? -- Who studies the stars and how do they do it? -- How far away are the stars? -- What do astronomers mean when they talk about "looking back in time"? -- Is each star alone in space or do stars form groups? -- Are there different kinds of galaxies? -- How many stars are there? -- Ask the specialist
Control code
ocm64098351
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
47 pages
Isbn
9780060899332
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006003767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)64098351

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