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Wimmer, Helmut K.

Overview
Works: 60 works in 100 publications in 3 languages and 4,160 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Educational films  Internet videos  Field guides 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Director
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Most widely held works about Helmut K Wimmer
 
Most widely held works by Helmut K Wimmer
The nine planets by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characteristics of each of the nine planets and explains the techniques used in the discovery and study of them
Skyguide : a field guide for amateur astronomers by Mark R Chartrand( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in French and English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the sky for those with little knowledge of astronomy
The moon, earth's natural satellite by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses scientific findings about the moon's mass, density, gravity, temperatures, lack of atmosphere, eclipses, orbit, surface, and effect on tides with a section on superstitions
Comets, meteoroids, and asteroids: mavericks of the solar system by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses some of the lesser-known astronomical phenomena such as meteorites, asteroids, tektites, zodiacal light, solar wind, and cosmic rays
Black holes, white dwarfs, and superstars by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the sun for comparison, examines what astronomers have learned about pulsars, supergiants, white dwarfs, and black holes
The Milky Way : galaxy number one by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure of the Milky Way galaxy and how information is compiled about its stars and planets. Also discusses the theories and contributions of such early astronomers as Ptolemy, Galileo, and Newton
Skyguide, a field guide to the heavens by Mark R Chartrand( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A field guide for amateur astronomers
Exploring by satellite; the story of Project Vanguard by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions on how is a satellite is constructed, what holds it in its orbit, instruments on board and what they measure and how this information is transmitted back to earth
Astronomy by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life beyond the earth by Samuel Moffat( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments in sky watching by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explanations about and instructions for observing the sun, moon, planets, stars, auroras, comets, meteors, and man-made satellites. Includes simple experiments and directions for making devices to aid in observation
Exploring by astronaut : the story of Project Mercury by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night sky : a field guide to the heavens by Mark R Chartrand( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Don't miss the best meteor shower of the year. Discover the figure of the boy, "Jack," on the moon. Quickly locate favorite constellations such as the Big and Little Dipper, Orion, Draco, and Cassiopeia. No other guide makes it easier for the casual stargazer or beginning astronomer to enjoy the splendors of the universe and appreciate the laws that govern the sun, moon, planets, and stars.-Ideal for viewing with the naked eye, binoculars, or small telescopes -Seasonal sky maps for each region of the United States -Expert help photographing celestial events -Solar eclipse timetable and safe viewing tips
Blood is life( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every second 2.5 million red blood corpuscles are formed in our bodies; in their 120-day life expectancy each will cover about 250 miles in our blood vessels. In the course of a human's life, 200,000 tons of blood are pumped through the body, supplying each individual cell with its necessities, removing waste products, and playing a critical defensive role in warding off foreign cells ... This program provides a thorough introduction to our blood."
Amateur astronomy pocket skyguide by Mark R Chartrand( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mars, planet number four by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin, atmosphere, possible life forms, and relation to Earth are discussed in this explanation of Mars
The moon, earth's natural satellite / Illustrated by Helmut K. Wimmer by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space hop : a game of the planets( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to increase understanding of the sun and its planets, moons, comets and asteroids. Each player selects a space craft, draws a "Mission" card and proceeds through rules for space travel to that Mission's destination
Tuberkulose und ärztlicher Eheconsens by Helmut K Wimmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earth, planet number three by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the nature of our planet, its age, and its probable end, the forces of gravity, and the manner and effects of the earth's motion. Grades 8 and up
 
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Alternative Names
Helmut K. Wimmer

Helmut K. Wimmer artista alemán

Helmut Wimmer German artist

Helmut Wimmer German painter

Helmut Wimmer peintre allemand

Wimmer, H. 1925-2006

Wimmer, H. K. 1925-2006

Wimmer, Helmut

Wimmer, Helmut 1925-2006

Wimmer, Helmut Karl

Wimmer, Helmut Karl 1925-2006

Languages
English (46)

French (3)

German (2)