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Title Telescopes and space probes.

Publication Info. Chicago : World Book, 2016.
2014

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Putnam County SD 535 - HS Adult Non-Fiction - PCHG-8  522.2 TEL    AVAILABLE
Edition Revised edition.
Description 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Explore the solar system
Explore the solar system.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Contents Telescopes -- What is a telescope? -- Who invented the telescope? -- What is an optical telescope? -- How do optical telescopes "see"? -- Where are the largest optical telescopes on Earth? -- What is a radio telescope? -- What is an infrared telescope? -- What is an ultraviolet telescope? -- What are X-ray and gamma-ray telescopes? -- What is an observatory? -- What is the Hubble space telescope? -- How does Hubble stay in orbit? -- Why is Hubble so important? -- Space probes -- What is a space probe? -- What do space probes do? -- What can space probes do that astronauts can't? -- Where did early space probes go? -- When did space probes reach Mercury, Venus, and Mars? -- Which other probes have studied Mars? -- Which rovers have explored Mars? -- What did the Phoenix lander discover on Mars? -- What have the voyager probes taught us about the solar system? -- Which probes have studied Jupiter? -- Which probe is studying Saturn? -- What have we learned from probes to the sun? -- What have we learned from stardust and near? -- What messages have we sent into space? -- What is "space junk"?
Summary "An introduction to the history of telescopes and space probes for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and use. Includes a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Telescopes -- Juvenile literature.
Space probes -- Juvenile literature.
Space probes. (OCoLC)fst01127797
Telescopes. (OCoLC)fst01146496
Solar system -- Juvenile literature.
Solar system. (OCoLC)fst01244288
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716625575 (hardcover)
0716625571

 
    
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