WorldCat Identities

Kerrod, Robin

Overview
Works: 672 works in 1,554 publications in 9 languages and 57,485 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Observations  History  Popular works  Conference papers and proceedings  Maps  Atlases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Other, Redactor
Classifications: QB46, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robin Kerrod
Universe by Robin Kerrod( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an in-depth, comprehensive look at the universe with a unique integration of words and pictures. Topics covered include: black holes, galaxies, the solar system, asteroids, meteors, meterorites, stars, quasars and more
Hubble : the mirror on the universe by Robin Kerrod( Book )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,213 WorldCat member 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
The star guide : learn how to read the night sky star by star by Robin Kerrod( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,161 WorldCat member 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
The sun by Robin Kerrod( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Sun, our star, its relationship to other strs, its solar system, and the effects it has on Earth
The way science works : discover the secrets of science with exciting, accessible experiments by Robin Kerrod( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover science in action, from the principles that explain the natural world around us to the theories behind today's fast-moving technology
The solar system by Robin Kerrod( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the solar system, its planets, moons, asteroids, and comets, and its exploration
Weather by Robin Kerrod( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses such aspects of weather as wind, rainbows, and climate and presents a variety of experiments and other activities involving the weather
Moving things by Robin Kerrod( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines such scientific topics as energy, sound, light, color, gravity, magnetism, and electricity. Includes simple activities and experiments
Space shuttle by Robin Kerrod( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member 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 )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to astronomy with emphasis on the characteristics and interrelationship of the stars and planets on our galaxy
Amazing flying machines by Robin Kerrod( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs present flying machines throughout history, including hot-air balloons, helicopters, and the space shuttle
The children's space atlas : a voyage of discovery for young astronauts by Robin Kerrod( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planets of the solar system and more distant objects in space and discusses past and present ways we have gathered information about them. Suggested level: secondary
The moon by Robin Kerrod( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the moon, its properties, formation, and exploration
Asteroids, comets, and meteors by Robin Kerrod( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces asteroids, comets and meteors, including their origin, composition, orbits, and effects on Earth and other bodies in the solar system
Saturn by Robin Kerrod( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the planet Saturn, with information about its atmosphere, rings, and moons
Jupiter by Robin Kerrod( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member 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 )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical features and exploration of the two planets nearest to the Sun, Mercury and Venus
Mars by Robin Kerrod( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the planet Mars, with information about its atmosphere, surface features, and exploration by NASA spacecraft
Planet earth by Robin Kerrod( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the planet Earth, including its orbit, geology, oceans, atmosphere, weather, and inhabitants
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto by Robin Kerrod( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of the three most distant planets in the solar system--Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto
 
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Hubble : the mirror on the universe
Alternative Names
Kērods, Robins

Kerrod, Robin,$1938-

Kerrod, Robin 1940-...

ケロッド, ロビン

Languages
English (190)

French (5)

German (3)

Malay (3)

Italian (3)

Chinese (1)

Japanese (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

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Hubble : the mirror on the universeThe star guide : learn how to read the night sky star by starThe sunThe way science works : discover the secrets of science with exciting, accessible experimentsThe solar systemWeatherStars and planetsAmazing flying machines