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Author Dickinson, Terence, author.

Title The Hubble Space Telescope : our eye on the universe / Terence Dickinson with Tracy C. Read.

Publication Info. Buffalo, New York ; Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2019.
2019

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cortland Comm Lib Juvenile Non-Fiction - COLY-12  J 522 DIC    AVAILABLE
Description 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents All about Hubble. Our eye on the universe ; Navigating the universe: a glossary -- Close to home. Our solar system -- Inside our galaxy. Star clusters, nebulas and the Milky Way -- Cosmic galaxies. Beyond the Milky Way -- To infinity and beyond. Peering into darkness and the past.
Summary "The launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in 1990 was the first time humans had sent a telescope into space, beyond the distorting effects caused by looking through the Earth's atmosphere. Aided by stunning photography from Hubble, this book describes how Hubble gathers imagery and transmits it to Earth and discusses the telescope's top discoveries. It also explores the stormy weather on our solar system's planets and moons,star clusters, nebulas and the Milky Way Galaxy, star nurseries and Hubble's glimpses of distant galaxies in deep space."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) -- Juvenile literature.
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) (OCoLC)fst00664750
Astronomy -- Research -- Juvenile literature.
Space telescopes -- Juvenile literature.
Space photography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Research. (OCoLC)fst00819727
Space photography. (OCoLC)fst01127787
Space telescopes. (OCoLC)fst01739345
Genre/Form Illustrated works. (OCoLC)fst01423873
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Illustrated works.
Added Author Read, Tracy C., author.
ISBN 9780228102335 (hardcover)
0228102332 (hardcover)
9780228102175 (softcover)
0228102170 (softcover)

 
    
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