Astronomy for kids : how to explore outer space with binoculars, a telescope, or just your eyes!

Book
Published 2018
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Summary:

"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." -- Page 4 of cover.

ISBN:
9781641521437
1641521430
Description:
xi, 168 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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 10
Step up to a telescope. Telescope basics ; How to buy a telescope ; How to use a telescope ; The telescope top 10
Keep exploring. The next steps ; Aim high.
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