Cover image for The sun and other stars.
Title:
The sun and other stars.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Introduction to the un and other stars, providing to primary and intermediate grade students information on their features and exploration. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Where is the sun? -- How big is the sun? -- How hot is the sun? -- Where does the sun's energy come from -- What makes up the sun? -- What is the sun's atmosphere like? -- What types of events happen within the sun's atmosphere -- How do scientists on earth study the sun? -- How do scientists study the sun in space? -- How old is the sun and when might it burn out? -- What is a star? -- How far away are the stars? -- What do stars look like? -- How big are stars? -- What makes up stars? -- Why do stars shine? -- How are stars classified? -- How hot are stars? -- How old are the stars? -- What kind of star is the sun? -- What is a red giant? -- What are a white dwarf and a black dwarf? -- What is a supernova? -- What is a neutron star? -- What is a black hole? -- What are binary stars? -- What is a brown dwarf? -- How do stars and groups of stars get their names? -- Fun facts about the sun and stars.
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ISBN:
9780716695219
Format :
Book