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Out-of-this-world Astronomy

50 Amazing Activities & Projects
Rhatigan, Joe (Book - 2003)
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Introduces "the study of stuff in space," providing statistics, quizzes, activities, and experiments about the stars and planets.
Authors: Rhatigan, Joe
Title: Out-of-this-world astronomy
50 amazing activities & projects
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Joe Rhatigan & Rain Newcomb
Notes: Includes index
Contents: The view from here: Stargazer's notebook
Sky watching
Which way is up?
Flat-out wrong!
Measuring distances in the sky
Astronomy clubs and societies
An eye adjustment
Naked-eye sky watching
Astronomy flashlight
Light pollution
Using binoculars
Telescope power
Why isn't the Hubble the biggest telescope in the world?
If bigger is better...
The Moon: Moon stats and facts
Calculate your Moon weight
More on gravity
Go to the Moon
Moon phases
Lunar eclipse
Find your umbra and penumbra
The far side of the Moon
Do you see what I see?
Crater face
Looking for lunar seas
The Moon illusion
Mapping the Moon: a 29 1/2 day journey
Left behind on the Moon
The Sun: Sun stats and facts
Anatomy of the Sun
A day trip to the Sun
Far out, yet still hot
Horizon calendar
Sundial
How NOT to view the Sun
NOT viewing the Sun with a telescope
Solar eclipses
Sun zits!?
Reasons for the seasons
Find solar noon
Auroras explained
The solar system: Solar system stats and facts
How the solar system formed: a theory
The wanderers
Watching planets move
Finding Mercury
Finding Venus
Finding Mars
Finding Jupiter
Finding Saturn
Finding Uranus
Finding Neptune
Finding Pluto
Planet chart
All about Earth
Planet quiz
Traveling round the Sun
How old are you now?
A weighty matter
Football field solar system
More fun with solar system sizes
Asteroids
Dirty snowballs in space
Meteoroids
The stars and beyond: Star stats and facts
Way far away
A star is born
How does the Sun measure up?
What color is that star?
Find Polaris
Simple astrolabe
Star light, star bright
Catching some rays
Constellations
Constellation in a can
The three-D constellation
Stories in the stars
Galaxies: where the stars hang out
Galaxy stats and facts
The Milky Way
Black holes
How it all began: the big bang
Galactic address
Anybody out there?
Summary: Introduces "the study of stuff in space," providing statistics, quizzes, activities, and experiments about the stars and planets.
Additional Contributors: Newcomb, Rain
ISBN: 1579904106
Branch Call Number: j 520 R468o 2003
Subject Headings: Experiments Astronomy Experiments Juvenile literature Astronomy Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Experiments
Astronomy
Astronomy
LCCN: 2003005196
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