Scholastic Encyclopedia of Space

Scholastic Encyclopedia of Space

by Simon Mitton, Jacqueline Mitton
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Hardcover, 80 pages
Current Retail Price: $15.95
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On a dark, cloudless night, you can see hundreds of stars in the sky and look billions of miles out into space. It is the greatest show on Earth. But what, exactly is outthere?

In this new, authoritative encyclopedia you can find out about:

  • galaxies - spiral, elliptical, colliding, active, with quasars, with black holes
  • stars - giant, dwarf, variable, double, pulsars, black hole stars, novas, birth and death, our sun
  • planest in our solar system - their orbits, craters, volcanoes, atmospheres, interiors, waether, rings
  • moons, asteroids, comets, meteors, the Kuiper Belt, the Oort cloud
  • constellations, phases of the moon, eclipses
  • astronomers
  • skywatching
  • observatories
  • space telescopes
  • space explration
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