The Resource Night sky, Giles Sparrow ; [illustration: Tim Brown, Tim Loughhead]

Night sky, Giles Sparrow ; [illustration: Tim Brown, Tim Loughhead]

Label
Night sky
Title
Night sky
Statement of responsibility
Giles Sparrow ; [illustration: Tim Brown, Tim Loughhead]
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Night Sky" helps readers identify particular constellations, recognize the difference between a star and a planet, and understand why the entire sky appears to spin. They will discover how stars are born and die, what nebulae are, and how comets and asteroids are formed. Includes star charts, space images, and graphics
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sparrow, Giles
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB46
LC item number
.S6957 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, Tim
  • Loughhead, Tim
Series statement
Discover more
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Astronomy
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Night sky, Giles Sparrow ; [illustration: Tim Brown, Tim Loughhead]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes glossary 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
Watching the night sky : Watch the sky -- Seeing more -- Telescopes -- View from Earth -- Constellations -- Northern skies -- Southern skies -- Equatorial skies -- Meteors. Searching for the stars : The sun -- Variety of stars -- Orion -- Sagittarius -- Celestial fireworks -- Leo -- How far? -- Cygnus -- Scorpius -- Lyra -- Taurus -- Strange stars. Discovering amazing planets : The planets -- Orbiting the sun -- Earth's moon -- Moon map -- The moon -- Mercury and Venus -- Mars -- Jupiter -- Saturn's rings -- Outer planets -- Moons -- Flying objects. Galaxies and the universe : Our galaxy -- Cloud galaxies -- Andromeda -- Galaxies galore -- To the edge
Control code
ocn796001749
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780545383745
Lccn
2012018131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)796001749
Label
Night sky, Giles Sparrow ; [illustration: Tim Brown, Tim Loughhead]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes glossary 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
Watching the night sky : Watch the sky -- Seeing more -- Telescopes -- View from Earth -- Constellations -- Northern skies -- Southern skies -- Equatorial skies -- Meteors. Searching for the stars : The sun -- Variety of stars -- Orion -- Sagittarius -- Celestial fireworks -- Leo -- How far? -- Cygnus -- Scorpius -- Lyra -- Taurus -- Strange stars. Discovering amazing planets : The planets -- Orbiting the sun -- Earth's moon -- Moon map -- The moon -- Mercury and Venus -- Mars -- Jupiter -- Saturn's rings -- Outer planets -- Moons -- Flying objects. Galaxies and the universe : Our galaxy -- Cloud galaxies -- Andromeda -- Galaxies galore -- To the edge
Control code
ocn796001749
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780545383745
Lccn
2012018131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)796001749

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