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Author Jefferis, David.

Title Galaxies : immense star islands / David Jefferis.

Publication Info. New York : Crabtree Pub., [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Juvenile Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  J 523.1 JEF    AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Exploring our solar system
Jefferis, David. Exploring our solar system.
Note Includes index.
Contents What is a galaxy? -- Where did galaxies come from? -- Looking at the Milky Way -- How big is the Milky Way galaxy? -- Where are the Milky Way's stars formed? -- What kinds of nebula are in our galaxy? -- What lies in the core of the Milky Way? -- How big is the galactic halo? -- Beyond the Milky Way -- What is the local group? -- Can galaxies collide? -- What is an active galaxy? -- How many galaxies are there? -- Young astronomer -- What galaxies can I see at night?
Summary Discusses our own Milky Way and discusses the nature and behavior of galaxies in general.
Audience 950L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.8 1 129190.
Subject Galaxies -- Juvenile literature.
Milky Way -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780778737407 paperback alkaline paper
0778737403 paperback alkaline paper
9780778737230 reinforced lib. bdg. alkaline paper
0778737233 reinforced lib. bdg. alkaline paper

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