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The Resource Super stars : the biggest, hottest, brightest, most explosive stars in the Milky Way, by David A. Aguilar

Super stars : the biggest, hottest, brightest, most explosive stars in the Milky Way, by David A. Aguilar

Label
Super stars : the biggest, hottest, brightest, most explosive stars in the Milky Way
Title
Super stars
Title remainder
the biggest, hottest, brightest, most explosive stars in the Milky Way
Statement of responsibility
by David A. Aguilar
Title variation
  • Superstars
  • Biggest, hottest, brightest, most explosive stars in the Milky Way
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: Everyone knows that those bright, white dots in the night sky are stars; but how many of us really know what stars are, how they are born, how their lives affect ours, and how they die. SuperStars! is a book to expand the knowledge and fire the imaginations of stargazers everywhere. Expert David Aguilar guides young readers through a galaxy of stars, including the biggest, wariest, and most explosive, not to mention star daycares and "diamonds in the sky". SuperStars! is a title that will intrigue kids and bring all those mesmerizing little dots of light in the night sky to life
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aguilar, David A
Dewey number
523.8/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Interest age level : Ages 8 and up
LC call number
QB843.S9
LC item number
A48 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Supergiant stars
  • Supermassive stars
  • Stars, Brightest
  • Stars, Brightest
  • Supergiant stars
  • Supermassive stars
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Super stars : the biggest, hottest, brightest, most explosive stars in the Milky Way, by David A. Aguilar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "(plus black holes, brown dwarfs, constellations, and more!)"--Cover
  • Includes index and websites
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life Cycle Of Stars: -- Universe is green -- Globular Clusters: -- Dead zone -- Diffuse Nebulae: -- Cosmic day care -- Open Star Clusters: -- Diamonds in the sky -- Brown Dwarfs: -- Failure is an option -- Multiple Stars: -- Family affair -- Eclipsing Stars: -- Winking demon -- Neutron Stars: -- Fastest spinning star -- Pulsars: -- Lighthouses in the sky -- G Stars: -- Other stars with planets -- Not your average star -- Life-Giving Stars: -- Seeding the universe -- Planetary Nebulae: -- Butterflies of the universe -- Cosmic tombstones Supernovae: -- Boom! There goes the neighborhood -- Hypergiants: -- Great balls of fire -- Black Holes: -- Cosmic vacuum cleaners -- Star Quest: -- First stop: Alpha centauri -- Star charts -- Glossary -- Speed of light -- Composition of our sun -- Stars to scale -- Further exploration -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
326528992
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781426306013
Lccn
2009037124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)326528992
Label
Super stars : the biggest, hottest, brightest, most explosive stars in the Milky Way, by David A. Aguilar
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "(plus black holes, brown dwarfs, constellations, and more!)"--Cover
  • Includes index and websites
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life Cycle Of Stars: -- Universe is green -- Globular Clusters: -- Dead zone -- Diffuse Nebulae: -- Cosmic day care -- Open Star Clusters: -- Diamonds in the sky -- Brown Dwarfs: -- Failure is an option -- Multiple Stars: -- Family affair -- Eclipsing Stars: -- Winking demon -- Neutron Stars: -- Fastest spinning star -- Pulsars: -- Lighthouses in the sky -- G Stars: -- Other stars with planets -- Not your average star -- Life-Giving Stars: -- Seeding the universe -- Planetary Nebulae: -- Butterflies of the universe -- Cosmic tombstones Supernovae: -- Boom! There goes the neighborhood -- Hypergiants: -- Great balls of fire -- Black Holes: -- Cosmic vacuum cleaners -- Star Quest: -- First stop: Alpha centauri -- Star charts -- Glossary -- Speed of light -- Composition of our sun -- Stars to scale -- Further exploration -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
326528992
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781426306013
Lccn
2009037124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)326528992

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