Touch the Universe [Braille/Text (large print)]


Accession Number: 2008.24

Subtitle: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy

Summary/Description: Contracted braille embossed on large print text pages; interpoint. Contents: Introduction -- Hubble Space Telescope -- HST orbits Earth -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Ring Nebula -- Hourglass Nebula -- NGC 2392, Eskimo Nebula -- NGC 2392, Eskimo Nebula -- Eta Carinae -- Gaseous Pillars in M-16, The Eagle Nebula -- Globular Cluster NGC 6093 -- Galaxy NGC 4603 -- Galaxy Cluster Abell 2218 -- Hubble Northern Deep Field -- Final Thoughts. Includes 14 pages of Hubble Space Telescope photo illustrations printed in color and embossed with raised lines, with captions in braille and large print. Braille text transcribed and embossed by National Braille Press. "Funding by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Cycle 9 Education and Public Outreach Grant" --acknowledgements. Paper covers; black plastic, flexible spiral binding.

Author: Grice, Noreen

History/Provenance: Donor's family received the book as a gift.

Credit Line: Gift of Michael C. Bryant, 2008.24

Publisher: Joseph Henry Press

Publisher Place: Washington, D.C.

Publish Date: 2002

Subjects: Astronomy Space photographs

Physical Description: 1 v. (59 p.) of print/braille : color ill., tactile graphics ; 11 x 9 x 1 in. (width includes spiral binding)