Star spotters: telescopes and observatories

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Crabtree Pub,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
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English
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Describes the different methods used to explore and research outer space, including space telescopes and observatories, and explains how new technologies are uncovering more information on space through non-visible light observation.
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077873725
9780778737254
9780778737421
077873742
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table_of_contents Introducing star spotting: When did people first observe the skies? -- Why is much of the universe invisible? -- How fast does light travel through space? -- How does an optical telescope work? -- Are big telescopes better than small ones? -- Why is radio astronomy so important? -- Observing outer space: How do we find out about the sun? -- What can the hubble space telescope see? -- Where do we look for infrared targets? -- What is X-ray astronomy? -- What are astronomy's new frontiers? -- Young astronomer: How can i go star spotting?
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