Most widely held works by Robin Kerrod
Hubble : the mirror on the universe by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
For more than a decade, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has been sending back to Earth stunning detailed images of our universe, from the storms on the planets in our own solar system to the collisions of far-off galaxies. These dazzling images have enabled astronomers to expand their knowledge of the very structure and evolution of our universe. Now, with its new Advanced Camera System, Hubble is peering deeper into space than ever before, revealing more remote galaxies and sending back dramatic new views of the cosmos.
Universe by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
Discover a variety of celestial objects as well as the beginnings and future of the universe.
The solar system by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
Introduces the solar system, its planets, moons, asteroids, and comets, and its exploration.
The sun by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
Introduces the Sun, our star, its relationship to other strs, its solar system, and the effects it has on Earth.
The moon by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
Introduces the moon, its properties, formation, and exploration.
Saturn by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the planet Saturn, with information about its atmosphere, rings, and moons.
Mars by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Introduces the planet Mars, with information about its atmosphere, surface features, and exploration by NASA spacecraft.
The star guide : learn how to read the night sky star by star by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how to observe the stars with binoculars or the naked eye, introduces the main constellations, and describes how astronomers study the universe. An international bestseller for more than a decade, The Star Guide has been the bible for stargazers everywhere. Now, Robin Kerrod, one of the world's leading writers on astronomy and space, has expertly updated this invaluable resource to include the most recent developments in astronomical research and technology. The Star Guide, Second Edition, present the latest findings from the world's astronomers, as well as by the Hubble Space Telescope and the Magellan probe to Venus. The Photographic coverage has been dramatically enhanced by the newest jaw-dropping views of the universe, which were captured by the latest generation of ground-based telescopes like the Very Large Telescope in Chile and space telescopes such as the Hubble at the Chandra Observatory. This thoroughly revised edition has also been reorganized to make it even more user-friendly. It retains the moon maps, the detailed maps of the monthly night skies, and the featured constellations that so distinguished the first edition, as well as the immensely useful detachable planisphere. Each key constellation has become the focus feature that dissects the monthly sky where it is more prominent and best observed. A specially engineered and unique visual cross-referencing system provides easy access to information and to explanations of core terms and concepts. Discussion and analysis of the astronomer's tools includes advice on the use of binoculars, telescopes, computers, and cameras. Feature boxes explain scientific theory and both recent and ancient astronomical history harking back to stargazing's mythological foundations in ancient Greece. Recent planetary discoveries from the newest space probes and landers bring us closer to the cosmos than ever before. Easy-to-follow star charts means that The Star Guide relies on the user's observations made with binoculars and the naked eye-you don't need to be an expert astronomer to interact with the heavens! Star sightings and an introduction to the galactic wonders of giant stars, comets, supermassive black holes, hurling asteroids, satellites, and other uncharted deep space territory are sure to inspire. Plunge headfirst into the fascinating minutiae of the celestial sphere. From the explosive birth of a star to an eclipse to a cloudy nebula, The Star Guide demystifies astronomy and gets you up close and personal with the awesome wonders of the universe.
Asteroids, comets, and meteors by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Introduces asteroids, comets and meteors, including their origin, composition, orbits, and effects on Earth and other bodies in the solar system.
Jupiter by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 989 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the planet Jupiter, with information about its powerful gravity, stormy atmosphere, and various moons.
Mercury and Venus by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical features and exploration of the two planets nearest to the Sun, Mercury and Venus.
Planet earth by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Introduces the planet Earth, including its orbit, geology, oceans, atmosphere, weather, and inhabitants.
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 935 libraries worldwide
Describes the characteristics of the three most distant planets in the solar system--Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.
Amazing flying machines by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 811 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs present flying machines throughout history, including hot-air balloons, helicopters, and the space shuttle.
Space shuttle by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 788 libraries worldwide
This book, with its magnificent photographs of men and machines in weightless orbit, reveals the ultimate technological drama of our age.
Stars and planets by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 680 libraries worldwide
An introduction to astronomy with emphasis on the characteristics and interrelationship of the stars and planets in our galaxy.
Weather by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Discusses such aspects of weather as wind, rainbows, and climate and presents a variety of experiments and other activities involving the weather.
The way the universe works by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Explores the science behind planets, stars, galaxies, and other celestial phenomena. Includes more than 60 experiments and projects.
See inside a space station by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Detailed cutaway drawings provide behind-the-scenes information on space stations such as Skylab, Salyut, Mir, the NASA station, and other future stations.
Whales and dolphins by Robin Kerrod ( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Offers an insight into the lives of whales and dolphins, our closest living relatives in the underwater world.
Airplanes Animals Asteroids Astronautics Astronomy Astronomy--Experiments Comets Constellations Cosmology Dictionaries Earth Encyclopedias Exploration of outer space Flying-machines Geology Geophysics Habitat (Ecology) Handbooks, manuals, etc. History Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) Jupiter (Planet) Juvenile works Mars (Planet) Mercury (Planet) Meteors Moon Natural history Neptune (Planet) Outer space Planets Plants Pluto (Dwarf planet) Popular works Reusable space vehicles Saturn (Planet) Science Science--Experiments Scientific recreations Solar system Space astronomy Space flight Space shuttles Space stations Stars Sun Technology United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration Uranus (Planet) Venus (Planet) Weather
Kerrod, Robin, 1938-