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Stars : the inside story /

"An introduction to stars with information about their age, size, colors, and other characteristics. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher. Full description

Main Author: Knight, Robert N.
Other Authors: World Book, Inc.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chicago : World Book, 2010
Series: Explore the universe.
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Contents: Introduction -- What is a star? -- How are stars different from planets and moons? -- How many stars are there? -- What kind of star is the sun? -- Why does the sun look different from other stars? -- How far away are the stars? -- Focus on: binary stars: seeing doubles -- How old are the stars? -- What is a constellation? -- Why do constellations change with latitude and season? -- Focus on: neuron stars: small but powerful -- Why do we see stars only at night? -- Why do stars twinkle? -- How big are stars? -- Why do stars shine? -- What is visible light? -- What is a star like on the inside? -- How do stars make chemical elements? -- What is a star like on the outside? -- Focus on: supernovae: blasts from the past -- How bright are stars? -- Are stars as bright as they look? -- How hot are stars? -- Why are stars different colors? -- Star stories from ancient times -- Star stories from native people -- Star stories from ancient China.
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