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Seven wonders beyond the solar system

Author: Ron Miller
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2011.
Series: Seven wonders (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, we'll explore seven wonders beyond the solar system. We'll look at giant clouds of gas and dust called nebulae. Some nebulae are places where stars are born. Other nebulae are all that remains of stars that have died. Other wonders beyond the solar system include pulsing stars, giant stars, and giant clusters of stars called galaxies. We'll visit them all. And we'll explore the age-old question: Does  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Juvenile literature
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Miller
ISBN: 9780761354543 0761354549
OCLC Number: 650019329
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 27 cm.
Contents: Tarantula nebula --
Crab nebula --
Mysterious pulsing star --
Biggest known star --
Most earthlike extrasolar planet --
Biggest known galaxy --
Sculptor supercluster.
Series Title: Seven wonders (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Other Titles: 7 wonders beyond the solar system
Responsibility: Ron Miller.

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"In this book, we'll explore seven wonders beyond the solar system. We'll look at giant clouds of gas and dust called nebulae. Some nebulae are places where stars are born. Other nebulae are all that remains of stars that have died. Other wonders beyond the solar system include pulsing stars, giant stars, and giant clusters of stars called galaxies. We'll visit them all. And we'll explore the age-old question: Does the universe have any other planets like Earth?"--Amazon.com.

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