The Resource The star book : an introduction to stargazing and the solar system, Peter Grego, (ebook)

The star book : an introduction to stargazing and the solar system, Peter Grego, (ebook)

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The star book : an introduction to stargazing and the solar system
Title
The star book
Title remainder
an introduction to stargazing and the solar system
Statement of responsibility
Peter Grego
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Language
eng
Summary
See the night sky like you have never seen it before with this all-encompassing guide to astronomy. Learn all there is to know about the layout of the skies, the positions of the main constellations and the names of the brightest stars, so you can become a backyard astronomer in no time at all. With easy-to-use star charts, photographs and observational drawings of objects visible from both hemispheres, The Star Book will take your understanding and enjoyment of stargazing to the next level. Whether you use binoculars or a telescope, or even if you have no optical aid at all, there are enough celestial sights to keep anyone enthralled for a lifetime. The Star Book provides a quick and simple reference to the major stars and constellations, with easy-to-use star charts, finder charts, high-quality images and observational drawings covering the key stars viewable from all over the world. Author Peter Grego, also includes a brief introduction to the history of astronomy, an easy-to-follow explanation of the life-cycle of stars, from ignition to collapse, and information about deep sky objects such as nebulae and globular clusters. This fascinating, attractive and accessible book will become a trusted resource to make sense of the night skies, and is a wonderful gift for anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Grego, Peter
Dewey number
523.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Galaxies
  • Electronic books
  • Solar system
Target audience
adult
Label
The star book : an introduction to stargazing and the solar system, Peter Grego, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781446358788
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12035365
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remote
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12035365
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MWT12035365
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The star book : an introduction to stargazing and the solar system, Peter Grego, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781446358788
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12035365
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12035365
System control number
MWT12035365
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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