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Author Kramer, Jacob, 1984- author.
Title Looking up : an illustrated guide to telescopes / Jacob Kramer & Stephanie Scholz.
Pub Info London ; New York : Flying Eye Books, 2021.
book jacket
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Edition First American edition.
Descript 54 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm
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Note Subtitle from cover.
Map on front lining papers.
Bibliog. Includes index.
Contents Looking up -- Sight -- Lenses -- The first telescope -- Near and far, dim and bright -- Reflecting and collecting -- The Keck Observatory -- Large distances -- Invisible colors -- Vista -- James Webb Space Telescope -- Invisible water light -- Alma -- Radio light -- Giant dishes -- Stretched colors -- A hum in a horn -- The longest light from long ago -- A picture of nothing -- Hubble Space Telescope -- X-ray eyes -- Gamma ray eyes -- Little eyes.
Summary Looking Up is a celebration of telescopes - their shapes, sizes, and the science they enable. Open your eyes to the wonder of the skies. All over the world, people have built fantastic structures for looking up into the sky. These telescopes are not just scientific instruments -- they are monuments to curiosity and collaboration. In this book readers are introduced to the amazing spectrum of light, and the diverse shapes and methods used to study it.
Audience Ages 7-10.
Grades 2-5.
Subject Telescopes -- Juvenile literature.
Space telescopes -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Discoveries.
Outer space -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Informational works.
Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.
Add Author Scholz, Stephanie F., 1983- illustrator.
ISBN 9781912497683 (hardcover)
1912497689 (hardcover)
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