Star spotters: telescopes and observatories

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Crabtree Pub,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
Language:
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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