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Be an astronomer / by Nicole Shea.

Shea, Nicole, 1976- author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch j 520.23 SHEA (Text) 33946003107013 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 148241208X
  • ISBN: 9781482412086
  • ISBN: 1482414449
  • ISBN: 9781482414448
  • ISBN: 9781482411997
  • ISBN: 1482411997
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What is an astronomer? -- Early stargazers -- From Galileo to today -- Planetary astronomers -- Stellar astronomy -- Measuring space -- Meteors, comets, and asteroids -- Black hole detectives -- Students of the stars.
Summary, etc.: "Stargazing may not just be a hobby. For some, it's a clue they should pursue a career in astronomy. In this intriguing book, readers will learn what it takes to become an astronomer and about several puzzles of the universe past astronomers have unlocked. Some topics include how we know a black hole is there if we can't see it, the way a star works and what happens when it dies, and the discovery that most stars we see are actually pairs of stars. Enthralling photographs serve as reminders of the beauty and vastness of the universe"--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Astronomy > Vocational guidance > Juvenile literature.
Astronomy > Juvenile literature.
Astronomy > Vocational guidance.
Astronomy.

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