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Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors

Author: Raman Prinja
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2008.
Series: Universe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. & updatedView all editions and formats
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Discusses comets, asteroids, and meteors, including what they are made of, where they come from, and why they need to be studied.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raman Prinja
ISBN: 9781432901622 1432901621 9781432901745 1432901745
OCLC Number: 154683456
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What are comets, asteroids, and meteors? --
Where do comets come from --
Why do comets have tails? --
What is a comet made of? --
Which are the most famous comets? --
Do comets ever crash? --
What are asteroids and where do they come from? --
Why do we need to study asteroids? --
What is the difference between meteors and meteorites? --
What are meteor showers? --
Fact file --
Glossary.
Series Title: Universe.
Responsibility: Raman K. Prinja.

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Discusses comets, asteroids, and meteors, including what they are made of, where they come from, and why they need to be studied.

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