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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library j523 WORL (Text) 38650833356031 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780716624943
  • ISBN: 071662494X
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : World Book, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is the Milky Way? How did the Milky Way get its name? Focus on: images of the Milky Way How much of the Milky Way can I see without a telescope? Why does the Milky Way glow? Focus on: parts of the Milky Way How big is the Milky Way? Does the Milky Way move? What is at the center of the Milky Way? How old is the Milky Way? Where is Earth in the Milky Way? Focus on: the Milky Way's position in the universe Are there other planetary systems in the Milky Way? What is the nearest star to the solar system? Who discovered that the Milky Way is a galaxy? What holds the Milky Way together? Focus on: the interstellar medium Can telescopes see the whole Milky Way? How are astronomers mapping the Milky Way? Are new stars forming in the Milky Way Are stars dying in the Milky Way? What is the Local Group? What is a globular cluster? What is an open cluster? How did the Milky Way form? Is the Milky Way changing? Focus on: how the Milky Way may end.
Summary, etc.:
An introduction to the Milky Way with information about its formation and characteristics. Includes diagrams, fun facts, a glossary, and stunning full-color illustrations.
Subject: Milky Way > Juvenile literature.
Milky Way.
Solar system.
Outer space.

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