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The Resource Telescopes and space probes

Telescopes and space probes

Label
Telescopes and space probes
Title
Telescopes and space probes
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Introduction to telescopes and space probes forprimary and intermediate grade students. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
QB88
LC item number
.T337 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
World Book's solar system & space exploration library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Telescopes
  • Space probes
  • Outer space
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Telescopes and space probes
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0620/2006030046.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is a telescope? -- Who invented the telescope? -- What is an optical telescope? -- How do optical telescopes make -- The invisible visible? -- Where are the largest optical telescopes on Earth? -- What is a radio telescope? -- What is an infrared telescope? -- Why would an infrared telescope tag along after earth? -- What is an ultraviolet telescope? -- What are x-ray and gamma ray telescopes? -- What is an observatory and where are they located? -- What is the largest telescope in orbit? -- How does Hubble stay in orbit? -- Why is Hubble so important? -- What is a space probe? -- What kinds of facts do space probes collect? -- For what kinds of mission would a probe be good? -- What was the space race? -- Where did early space probes go? -- When did space probes reach venus, mercury, and mars? -- How did pathfinder collect facts about Mars? -- What did Mars's odyssey discover? -- What are spirit and opportunity? -- Why were plaques aboard the probes that studied Jupiter? -- What did the Voyager and Galileo probes discover? -- What probe continues to orbit Saturn? -- What has NASA learned from stardust and near? -- What is "space junk"? -- Fun facts about telescopes and space probes
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
63 p.
Isbn
9780716695202
Lccn
2006030046
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71322285
  • (Sirsi) o71322285
  • (OCoLC)71322285
Label
Telescopes and space probes
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0620/2006030046.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is a telescope? -- Who invented the telescope? -- What is an optical telescope? -- How do optical telescopes make -- The invisible visible? -- Where are the largest optical telescopes on Earth? -- What is a radio telescope? -- What is an infrared telescope? -- Why would an infrared telescope tag along after earth? -- What is an ultraviolet telescope? -- What are x-ray and gamma ray telescopes? -- What is an observatory and where are they located? -- What is the largest telescope in orbit? -- How does Hubble stay in orbit? -- Why is Hubble so important? -- What is a space probe? -- What kinds of facts do space probes collect? -- For what kinds of mission would a probe be good? -- What was the space race? -- Where did early space probes go? -- When did space probes reach venus, mercury, and mars? -- How did pathfinder collect facts about Mars? -- What did Mars's odyssey discover? -- What are spirit and opportunity? -- Why were plaques aboard the probes that studied Jupiter? -- What did the Voyager and Galileo probes discover? -- What probe continues to orbit Saturn? -- What has NASA learned from stardust and near? -- What is "space junk"? -- Fun facts about telescopes and space probes
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
63 p.
Isbn
9780716695202
Lccn
2006030046
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71322285
  • (Sirsi) o71322285
  • (OCoLC)71322285

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