My Book of Stars and Planets

Author: Parshati Patel

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241556503

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 98

View: 2964

Discover the mysteries of the Universe and journey to galaxies beyond our own in this fact-including companion to space. From icy worlds and hot, fiery giants to the biggest telescopes and latest spacecraft, this ebook covers more than 40 profiles of the planets, stars, and objects in our Universe. Find out all about our neighbouring planets, from tiny Mercury to gigantic Jupiter. Discover what lies beyond our Solar System and the stars we can see in the night sky. Learn about the latest space technology and when humans may finally land on Mars. Broken down by type, each object is presented in a clear, engaging way, with stunning images and bite-sized chunks of information. Detailed NASA photography brings the mysteries of outer space to life, while pronunciation guides help with tricky names, and a visual index gives a quick overview of all the key objects in the ebook. Filled with fascinating details for every young stargazer and budding astronaut, My Book of Stars and Planets is the perfect first reference book on space and the Universe for kids.

Big Book of Stars and Planets

Author: Emily Bone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781474921022


Page: 16

View: 9828

New edition of 9781409564027 - a thin board book. Now converted into a stylish hardback with thick paper. A big picture book with giant fold-out pages to satisfy the curiosity of every young space enthusiast. Everything children need to know about the solar system, which is dispalyed on a huge double-gate fold. Makes a perfect gift which children will pore over for hours.

The Book of Stars: Being a Simple Explanation of the Stars and Their Uses to Boy Life

Author: A. Frederick Collins

Publisher: Good Press


Category: Fiction

Page: 196

View: 7097

"The Book of Stars: Being a Simple Explanation of the Stars and Their Uses to Boy Life" by A. Frederick Collins. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Stars and Planets Updated Edition

Author: Ian Ridpath,Wil Tirion

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691177885

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 7452

The description for this book, Stars and Planets Updated Edition: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Solar System, will be forthcoming.

Handbook of Stars and Planets

Author: Ian Ridpath

Publisher: DK Handbooks

ISBN: 9780241558560


Page: 224

View: 5237

The clearest, most accessible guide to observing the night sky. Authoritative text, crystal-clear charts, and a systematic approach make the DK Handbook of Star and Planets the perfect beginner's guide to the night sky. A highly visual introduction explains the basic concepts of astronomy and gives advice on the best methods and equipment for observation, including binoculars and telescopes. Each of the planets in the Solar System is described and illustrated in detail, with images taken from space probes as well as from the ground, showing them as you can expect to see them. More than 160 star charts were made especially for this book by the Royal Greenwich Observatory. There is a separate detailed chart for each of the 88 constellations, adding up to a complete atlas of the sky. The text for each constellation reveals its history and mythology and lists notable stars, galaxies, nebulae, and other objects. Alongside the constellation profiles is a month-by-month guide, including a set of charts and a user-friendly text guide that picks out the highlights above your head each month. Complete with jargon-free text written by one of the foremost popularizers of astronomy and an authority on the history of constellations, the DK Handbook of Stars and Planets is the perfect introduction to stargazing.

The Golden Book of Stars and Planets

Author: Judith Herbst

Publisher: Golden Books

ISBN: 9780307155726

Category: Astronomy

Page: 48

View: 2635

Examines the early astronomers and describes what more recent discoveries have told us about the sun, planets of the solar system, comets, stars, and galaxies.

The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World

Author: Paul Turquand Keyser,John Scarborough

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199734143

Category: History

Page: 1065

View: 9979

With a focus on science in the ancient societies of Greece and Rome, including glimpses into Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China, 'The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World' offers an in depth synthesis of science and medicine circa 650 BCE to 650 CE. 0The Handbook comprises five sections, each with a specific focus on ancient science and medicine. The Handbook provides through each of its approximately four dozen essays, a synthesis and synopsis of the concepts and models of the various ancient natural sciences, covering the early Greek era through the fall of the Roman Republic, including essays that explore topics such as music theory, ancient philosophers, astrology, and alchemy.

Handbook of Practical Astronomy

Author: Günter D. Roth

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540763791

Category: Science

Page: 712

View: 2242

The Compendium of Practical Astronomy is unique. The practical astronomer, whether student, novice or accomplished amateur, will find this handbook the most comprehensive, up-to-date and detailed single guide to the subject available. It is based on Roth’s celebrated German language handbook for amateur astronomers, which first appeared over 40 years ago.

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Physics

Author: Jed Z. Buchwald,Robert Fox

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019969625X

Category: Science

Page: 956

View: 8833

Presents a history of physics, examining the theories and experimental practices of the science.