WorldCat Identities

Reddy, Francis 1959-

Overview
Works: 56 works in 185 publications in 2 languages and 7,559 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Handbooks and manuals  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Actor
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Most widely held works about Francis Reddy
 
Most widely held works by Francis Reddy
Celestial delights : the best astronomical events through 2001 by Francis Reddy( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This decade, the heavens will treat us to an exciting parade of meteor showers, planetary transits, lunar eclipses, and spectacular displays of northern lights. Learn to identify these wonders of the cosmos with Celestial Delights -- clear country skies and expensive telescopes not required. Both an introduction to astronomy and a calendar of upcoming celestial events, this layperson's guide forecasts and explains numerous naked-eye phenomena in lucid writing and easy-to-grasp diagrams. Specially written for urban and suburban skywatchers, Celestial Delights deepens our appreciation of what we see when we look up into the night sky, and inspires us to do so more often. Book jacket
Rand McNally children's atlas of the universe by Francis Reddy( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps, drawings, and photographs provide information on the planets, galaxies, and distant stars of the constellations through each of the four seasons
The sun and its secrets by Isaac Asimov( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the origin of the sun, including information on what makes it shine, and why the world depends on it
The red planet : Mars by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timely information about Mars received from probes and missions
A distant puzzle : the planet Uranus by Isaac Asimov( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A current examination of Uranus and recent discoveries involving it
Mysteries of deep space : black holes, pulsars, and quasars by Isaac Asimov( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the nature of various stellar phenomena such as quasars, pulsars and black holes which can be found throughout the universe
Halley's comet! by Francis Reddy( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly discusses the comet's historical visits and provides information on how to locate and observe the comet including detailed maps for each of three latitudes
Astronomy in ancient times by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives a history of our knowledge of the universe up to the telescope
A stargazer's guide by Isaac Asimov( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of various celestial bodies, including stars and constellations, galaxies, the Earth's moon, and planets
Our planet Earth by Isaac Asimov( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics examined include the Earth's origins, evolution, composition, waters, atmosphere, magnetic field, plus exploration of worlds beyond Earth
Star cycles : the life and death of stars by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells how stars come into being, change with time, grow older, and eventually come to an end
Exploring outer space : rockets, probes, and satellites by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces space exploration
The ringed planet : Saturn by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces the giant planet Saturn, with its spectacular rings and numerous moons
Nearest the sun : the planet Mercury by Isaac Asimov( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces the planet Mercury
Space explorers by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the future of space exploration, including humans living and working in space
Folklore and legends of the universe by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents beliefs of ancient peoples about the universe
Earth's twin : the planet Venus by Isaac Asimov( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of the planet Venus and how we discovered them
Rand McNally children's atlas of earth through time by Francis Reddy( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations, maps, and photographs trace the story of the universe, the Earth, and life from its beginning to the present
A distant giant : the planet Neptune by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and movements of the planet Neptune and how we found out about it
Global space programs by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contributions of various nations and cultures to the exploration of space
 
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The sun and its secrets
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The sun and its secretsThe red planet : MarsA distant puzzle : the planet UranusMysteries of deep space : black holes, pulsars, and quasarsAstronomy in ancient timesOur planet EarthExploring outer space : rockets, probes, and satellitesThe ringed planet : Saturn
Languages
English (101)

French (2)