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Astronomy for kids : how to explore outer space with binoculars, a telescope, or just your eyes! / Bruce Betts ; foreword by Erica Colon.

Betts, Bruce, (author.). Colon, Erica. (Added Author).

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Piedmont Regional Library System:
      Harold S. Swindle Public Library (Nicholson)
Juvenile Nonfiction J 523 BET
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      Salter Hahira Library
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 : Purchased with a gift given in memory of Carol Driver by The Central High School Class of 1965 through the Friends of Neva Lomason Memorial Library Matching Gift Program. December 2018

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  • ISBN: 9781641521437
  • ISBN: 1641521430
  • Physical Description: 168 pages : illustrations
  • Publisher: Emeryville, California : Rockridge Press, 2018.

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Contents: Astronomy in action. Tips for seeing outer space -- Hey, why did the sky move? -- How do I find stuff? -- Keep in mind -- Tools and supplies -- Use your eyes. The big 30 -- Best with binoculars. What the weird binoculars numbers mean -- Set the stage -- The binocular big -- Step up to a telescope. Telescope basics -- How to buy a telescope -- How to use a telescope -- The telescope top -- Keep exploring. The next steps -- Aim high.
Summary, etc.: "One of the coolest things about outer space is that anyone can explore it. All you have to do is go outside and look up! In Astronomy for Kids, planetary scientist Bruce Betts helps you find and name the amazing objects in the night sky and shares fun facts about them. From stars and constellations to the planets and their moons, the northern hemisphere has plenty to see as long as you know what to look for and where to look."--book cover
Subject: Astronomy > Juvenile material.

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